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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. SQLite vs. ToroDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.02
Rank#132  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netwww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­torodb/­server
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperToshiba CorporationDwayne Richard Hipp8Kdata
Initial release201320002016
Current release5.1, August 20223.45.2  (12 March 2024), March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
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 containersEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and roles
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GridDBSQLiteToroDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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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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