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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. GridGain vs. TimesTen

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#123  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.gridgain.com/­docswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200220071998
Current release1.1, February 2017GridGain 8.5.111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes (replicated cache)Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 definableSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GeodeGridGainTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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