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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. IBM Db2 vs. RocksDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 TransactionsCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#126  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#199  Overall
#31  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score157.17
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2rocksdb.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Gigaspaces TechnologiesIBMFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200220001983 infohost version2013
Current release1.1, February 201715.5, September 202012.1, October 20166.14.6 , December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes, event driven architectureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
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, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACIDyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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GeodeGigaSpaces InsightEdgeIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2RocksDB
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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