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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. RisingWave

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonRisingWave  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A distributed RDBMS for stream processing, wire-compatible with PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score1.02
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#245  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.risingwave.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.risingwave.com/­docs/­current/­intro
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleRisingWave Labs
Initial release200020172022
Current release15.5, September 20201.2, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 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++, .NetRust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedDocker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesStandard SQL-types and JSON
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoUDFs in Python or Java
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users and Roles

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