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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBWidely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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
Score3.55
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score2.87
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20002010199420092006
Current release15.5, September 202018.1.40, May 20202.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetErlangC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnononoyes
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 editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpacesIBM CloudantOracle Berkeley DBRiak KVSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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