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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. GigaSpaces vs. Snowflake vs. ToroDB

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.gigaspaces.comwww.snowflake.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperEsgynGigaspaces TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.8Kdata
Initial release2015200020142016
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 metadatayesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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EsgynDBGigaSpacesSnowflakeToroDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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