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DBMS > Geode vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Spark SQL

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.62
Rank#137  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.SpotifySingleStore Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2002201420132014
Current release1.1, February 20177.3, December 20203.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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GeodeHeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpark SQL
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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