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DBMS > GridDB vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#276  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitegriddb.netwww.openqm.comwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperToshiba CorporationMartin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release2013199320132008
Current release5.1, August 20223.4-127.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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