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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. XAP

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20152000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes
Triggersnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control

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