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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Sphinx vs. Transbase vs. XAP

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 RDBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#204  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#261  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperToshiba CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.Transaction Software GmbHGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2013200119872000
Current release4.2, June 20193.1.1, October 2018Transbase 8.2, May 201914.5.0, June 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 licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelnoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBSphinxTransbaseXAP
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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