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DBMS > BigObject vs. GridGain vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GridGain vs. TimesTen

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#342  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#155  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#165  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201520071998
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
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
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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