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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Tarantool

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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
Score2.82
Rank#116  Overall
#23  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#58  Relational DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesInterSystemsVK
Initial release200020182008
Current release15.5, September 20202021.1, June 20212.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 metadatayesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyesAccess rights for users and roles

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