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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#141  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#117  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.heavy.aidocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesHEAVY.AI, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release200020161994
Current release15.5, September 20205.10, January 202218.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++ and CUDAC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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