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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. GigaSpaces vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#293  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#173  Overall
#32  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.94
Rank#72  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.gigaspaces.comignite.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperGeoSpockGigaspaces TechnologiesApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release200020151989
Current release2.0, September 201915.5, September 2020Apache Ignite 2.6SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 metadatayesyes
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-99 for query and DML statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes (replicated cache)yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableRole-based access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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