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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. GigaSpaces vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.gigaspaces.comgriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.griddb.netwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperCognitectGigaspaces TechnologiesToshiba CorporationIBMZumasys
Initial release2012200020131983 infohost version1991
Current release0.9.5951, July 201915.5, September 20204.6, February 202112.1, October 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJava, C++, .NetC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesoptional
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 metadatanoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnoyesyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes, event driven architectureyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicGigaSpacesGridDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASE
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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