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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. searchxml

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.07
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score4.49
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitegeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Googleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release200220172015
Current release1.1, February 20171.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoon the application server
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACID infoStrict serializable isolationmultiple readers, single writer
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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