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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#214  Overall
#32  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleMicrosoftMicrosoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20002011201219891992
Current release15.5, September 20201.23, February 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 metadatanonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
noneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesLevelDBMicrosoft Azure Table StorageMicrosoft SQL ServerSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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