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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. GridDB vs. Hazelcast vs. RRDtool

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA widely adopted in-memory data gridIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score9.52
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score2.08
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgriddb.nethazelcast.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.griddb.nethazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesToshiba CorporationHazelcastTobias Oetiker
Initial release2000201320081999
Current release15.5, September 20204.6, February 20215.0, September 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesNumeric 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 metadatanoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocolJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithmnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesGridDBHazelcastRRDtool
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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