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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 storeRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
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
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score0.46
Rank#247  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlraima.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.raima.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleRaima Inc.Basho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20001994198420092006
Current release15.5, September 202018.1.40, May 202015, June 20212.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)CErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnononoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpacesOracle Berkeley DBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRiak KVSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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