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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. GridDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Sphinx vs. XAP

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#228  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#108  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilygriddb.netopentsdb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperMcObjectToshiba Corporationcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20012013201120012000
Current release8.1, November 20194.2, June 20193.1.1, October 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Telnet API
Proprietary protocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononoyes
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesnonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenonoRole-based access control
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eXtremeDBGridDBOpenTSDBSphinxXAP
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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