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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. RocksDB vs. XAP

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)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 storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score1.01
Rank#170  Overall
#28  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgrocksdb.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.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.Facebook, Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release200220132000
Current release1.1, February 20176.13.3, October 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeyesACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablenoRole-based access control

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