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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Realm vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.netrealm.iorethinkdb.comswaydb.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netrealm.io/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperToshiba CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer PlahaTerark
Initial release20132014200920182016
Current release4.6, February 20212.4.1, 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 SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrynono
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)nononono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessarynono
Triggersyesyes infoChange ListenersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesyes infousers and table-level permissionsnono
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBRealmRethinkDBSwayDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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