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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. OpenTSDB vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.38
Rank#124  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#123  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comopentsdb.netsphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.currently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2007201120012018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.4.1, July 202110.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Telnet API
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nonoyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneJournaling Streams
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 Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnonoRole-based access control

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