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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Riak KV

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Widely used in-process key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSKey-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 indexes
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#178  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleBasho Technologies
Initial release2000199219942009
Current release15.5, September 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201918.1.40, May 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
noneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003nono
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GigaSpacesMicrosoft AccessOracle Berkeley DBRiak KV
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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