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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. GigaSpaces vs. IRONdb vs. LeanXcale vs. MongoDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteblueflood.iowww.gigaspaces.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.leanxcale.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperRackspaceGigaspaces TechnologiesCirconus LLC.LeanXcaleMongoDB, Inc
Initial release20132000201720152009
Current release15.5, September 2020V0.10.20, January 20185.0.6, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 metadatano
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infothrough Apache DerbyRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
Java
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in LuaJavaScript
Triggersnoyes, event driven architecturenoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
configurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles
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BluefloodGigaSpacesIRONdbLeanXcaleMongoDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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15 beta testers
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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