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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TerminusDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score1.30
Rank#177  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#68  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comignite.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesApache Software FoundationMicrosoftDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000201519892018
Current release15.5, September 2020Apache Ignite 2.6SQL Server 2019, November 201910.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 metadatayesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes (replicated cache)yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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