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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Splice Machine

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational 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
Score1.24
Rank#185  Overall
#32  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score919.39
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#212  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serversplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftSplice Machine
Initial release200019892014
Current release15.5, September 2020SQL Server 2022, November 20223.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes infoJava
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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