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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.95
Rank#179  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.87
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20001994
Current release15.5, September 202018.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 edition
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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
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GigaSpacesOracle Berkeley DB
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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