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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. MongoDB vs. Snowflake

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 TransactionsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score493.55
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.gigaspaces.comwww.mongodb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperEsgynGigaspaces TechnologiesMongoDB, IncSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2015200020092014
Current release15.5, September 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)yes
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 metadatayes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-99 for query and DML statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
proprietary protocol using JSONCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.yes
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
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EsgynDBGigaSpaces InsightEdgeMongoDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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