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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Geode vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. RocksDB

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelEvent StoreKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#236  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score1.91
Rank#126  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#199  Overall
#31  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comgeode.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Gigaspaces TechnologiesFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012200220002013
Current release20.6.1, October 20201.1, February 201715.5, September 20206.14.6 , December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-99 for query and DML statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
none
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, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableRole-based access controlno
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EventStoreDBGeodeGigaSpaces InsightEdgeRocksDB
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Application Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Morgan 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 modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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GigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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