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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. GigaSpaces vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. GigaSpaces vs. SWC-DB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.59
Rank#117  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#173  Overall
#32  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBGigaspaces TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release200520002020
Current release14, December 202115.5, September 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-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 executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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EDB PostgresGigaSpacesSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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