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DBMS > Geode vs. GigaSpaces vs. LevelDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. GigaSpaces vs. LevelDB vs. Lovefield

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode 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 fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#98  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Gigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleGoogle
Initial release2002200020112014
Current release1.1, February 201715.5, September 20201.23, February 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 metadatanono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes, event driven architecturenoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableRole-based access controlnono
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GeodeGigaSpacesLevelDBLovefield
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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