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System Properties Comparison AntDB vs. GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAntDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, multi-tenant, MPP-architectured RDBMS for OLTP and OLAP operations, highly compatible with OracleHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.28
Rank#301  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.asiainfo.com/­en_us/­product_aisware_antdb_detail.htmlwww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAsiaInfo Technologies LimitedGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogle
Initial release20002017
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL2016 compliantSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MySQL protocol compliant
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolation
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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AntDBGigaSpacesGoogle Cloud Spanner
Specific characteristicsAntDB was initiated in 2008. On the core system of operators, AntDB provides online...
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Competitive advantagesHTAP mixed load: AntDB is a universal, enterprise-level distributed relational database,...
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Typical application scenariosAs the core software of large enterprise, AntDB supports multi-scenario deployment....
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Key customersChina Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Aeon Life, China Mobile Tietong, CITIC...
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Market metricsMore than 1 billion subscribers in 24 provinces across China are served by AntDB...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCertificates and licenses CMMI5 Certificate licensed by CMMI Institute IT Product...
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