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DBMS > GridDB vs. Riak KV vs. Stardog vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Riak KV vs. Stardog vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegriddb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.stardog.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netdocs.stardog.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperToshiba CorporationBasho TechnologiesStardog-UnionTimescale
Initial release2013200920102017
Current release4.6, February 20212.1.0, April 20157.3.0, May 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 infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javauser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridDBRiak KVStardogTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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