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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Sphinx vs. Transbase

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#209  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.17
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.html
DeveloperToshiba CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201320011987
Current release4.2, June 20193.1.1, October 2018Transbase 8.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridDBSphinxTransbase
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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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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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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