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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.05
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#144  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitegriddb.netquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperToshiba CorporationQuestDB Limited
Initial release20132014
Current release5.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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GridDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Apache 2.0.
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