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DBMS > FatDB vs. GridGain vs. SingleStore vs. Spark SQL vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. GridGain vs. SingleStore vs. Spark SQL vs. Yaacomo

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.65
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.singlestore.comspark.apache.org/­sqlyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.singlestore.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperFatCloudGridGain Systems, Inc.SingleStore Inc.Apache Software FoundationQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20122007201320142009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.17.3, December 20203.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC#Java, C++, .NetC++Scala
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Corehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FatDBGridGainSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpark SQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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