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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. LevelDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score1.56
Rank#128  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score2.88
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#295  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#164  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB IncGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20022011199220112000
Current release1.1, February 20171.22, May 201917, July 20157.x14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NETLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyesnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NetGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event ListenersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows AuthenticationRole-based access control

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