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DBMS > GridGain vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. InfluxDB vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. InfluxDB vs. Ingres

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Community supported by Red HatActian Corporation
Initial release2007201420131974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0.8, August 202111.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.yesnonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nonoyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridGainHawkular MetricsInfluxDBIngres
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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