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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. GigaSpaces vs. SpaceTime

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#266  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score0.97
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.gigaspaces.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsGigaspaces TechnologiesMireo
Initial release202320002020
Current release1.0, March 202315.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemescheme-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyesyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesno
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Real-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationRole-based access controlyes

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