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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. MongoDB vs. Snowflake vs. ToroDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.mongodb.comwww.snowflake.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesMongoDB, IncSnowflake Computing Inc.8Kdata
Initial release2000200920142016
Current release15.5, September 20205.0.8, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)yesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
proprietary protocol using JSONCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.yesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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GigaSpacesMongoDBSnowflakeToroDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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