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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. GigaSpaces vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. TiDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.62
Rank#151  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#178  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storepingcap.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesIBMPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016200020172016
Current release15.5, September 20202.05.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetC and C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnoyes, event driven architecturenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Active-active shard replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphGigaSpacesIBM Db2 Event StoreTiDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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