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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Prometheus

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.89
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score6.32
Rank#67  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­datastoreprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogle
Initial release200020082015
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereNumeric data only
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language (GQL)no
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesusing Google App Engineno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication using Paxosyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsno
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 controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
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Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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