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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GridGain vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.In-memory JavaScript DBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score8.94
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitebigobject.iowww.gridgain.comwww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.Community supported by Red HatMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release20152007201420142001
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.19.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnonoyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP RESTJavaScript APIJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noView functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnonoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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