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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.64
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score29.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Google
Initial release2007201320112014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0.7, June 20211.23 , February 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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.yesnonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nonouser defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridGainInfluxDBLevelDBPostgres-XL
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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