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DBMS > BaseX vs. GigaSpaces vs. jBASE vs. Virtuoso

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. GigaSpaces vs. jBASE vs. Virtuoso

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Multivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.59
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#179  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#143  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.16
Rank#71  Overall
#13  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#39  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#9  Search engines
Websitebasex.orgwww.gigaspaces.comwww.jbase.comvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperBaseX GmbHGigaspaces TechnologiesZumasysOpenLink Software
Initial release2007200019911998
Current release10.0, August 202215.5, September 20205.77.2.7, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesoptionalyes
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 metadatayesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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BaseXGigaSpacesjBASEVirtuoso
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Largest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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