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DBMS > GridGain vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200720131994
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0.8, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageyes
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
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridGainInfluxDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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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