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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. OpenQM vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 TransactionsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value 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
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score1.02
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.57
Rank#78  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qmwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_SQL_Anywhere
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesRocket Software, originally Martin PhillipsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200019931992
Current release15.5, September 20203.4-1217, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 metadatayesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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