DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. Ignite

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. Ignite

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA widely adopted in-memory data gridApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#179  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score10.70
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score7.06
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comhazelcast.comignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesHazelcastApache Software Foundation
Initial release200020082015
Current release15.5, September 20205.1, March 2022Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 metadatayes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoEventsyes (cache interceptors and events)
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
yes infoReplicated Mapyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlRole-based access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesHazelcastIgnite
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
» more
Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
» more
Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
» more
Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GigaSpacesHazelcastIgnite
Recent citations in the news

Checklist: A Five-Point Data Modernization Roadmap to Consider
1 August 2022, Solutions Review

GigaSpaces Announces Version 16.0 with Breakthrough Data Integration Tools to Ease Enterprises' Digital Transformation Challenges
3 November 2021, PR Newswire

In-Memory Computing Market to Rise at CAGR of 18.4% During Forecast Period (2021-2028) | Latest Analysis By Emergen Research
11 August 2022, Digital Journal

In-Memory Tech at the Heart of Digital Integration Hub
31 January 2022, Datanami

GigaSpaces Embraces Kubernetes Alternative for DataOps
24 April 2020, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Hazelcast CEO looks to grow real-time data platform
5 August 2022, TechTarget

Hazelcast launches serverless offering to accelerate real-time applications
28 July 2022, VentureBeat

Hazelcast Announces a New Unified Platform with Version 5.0
13 December 2021, InfoQ.com

Event Streaming Platform Market Deep Exploration 2022, Competition Analysis, Future Possibilities 2029| Hazelcast, SAS Institute Inc., Amazon
20 July 2022, Digital Journal

Hazelcast Platform integrates data grid and event streaming
14 July 2021, TechTarget

provided by Google News

GridGain, Apache Ignite founder talks in-memory databases
11 August 2022, TechTarget

GridGain Appoints Eoin O’Connor as New President and CEO
2 August 2022, Yahoo Finance

GridGain Announces Virtual Apache Ignite Summit 2022, Opens Call for Papers
7 February 2022, GlobeNewswire

Apache Ignite Adds Change Data Capture
20 January 2022, iProgrammer

Apache Ignite Changes SQL Engine
5 May 2022, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sales Director
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Pre-Sale Engineer
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Pre-Sale Engineer
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Sales Director
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Accountant
Hazelcast, Georgia

Senior Product Marketing Manager
Hazelcast, San Mateo, CA

Senior Product Manager - Core Data Platform
Hazelcast, Washington, DC

Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Hazelcast, Austin, TX

Technical Account Manager
Hazelcast, Atlanta, GA

Customer Support Engineer
GridGain, Chicago, IL

Business Development Representative
GridGain, Chicago, IL

Enterprise Java Software Engineer (Apache Ignite / Python)
BlackRock, New York, NY

23.Software Developer
Executive Software Guild (ESG), Remote

IAM Java Developer
Barclays, Whippany, NJ

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here