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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. H2 vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.43
Rank#177  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score8.46
Rank#53  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#252  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score1195.45
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.h2database.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesThomas MuellerOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2000200520141995
Current release15.5, September 20202.1.210, January 20228.0.32, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 metadatanonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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