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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Memcached

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#296  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#124  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score5.94
Rank#72  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.gridgain.comignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2013200720152003
Current release15585GridGain 8.5.1Apache Ignite 2.61.6.17, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesno
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes (replicated cache)yes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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