DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
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 DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000199420062014
Current release15.5, September 202018.1.40, May 20208.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 editionnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonouser defined functions
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoonly for the SQL APInono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesOracle Berkeley DBSadas EngineSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
» more
Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
» more
Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
» more
Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GigaSpacesOracle Berkeley DBSadas EngineSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

In Memory Computing Market 2022 Growth Status of Key Manufacturers – ScaleOut Software, Hazelcast, IBM, TIBCO, SAP, etc – The Daily Vale
21 May 2022, The Daily Vale

GigaSpaces Announces Version 16.0 with Breakthrough Data Integration Tools to Ease Enterprises' Digital Transformation Challenges
3 November 2021, PR Newswire

GigaSpaces Announced as Winner in the 2021 Digital Transformation & Operational Excellence Awards
27 January 2022, PR Newswire

Bank Leumi, The Leading Bank In Israel, Selects GigaSpaces' Smart Digital Integration Hub And Announces A Strategic Investment In The Company
15 November 2021, PR Newswire

Global Cloud Management for the OpenStack Market 2022 by Keyplayers and Vendors: BMC Software, HP, IBM, Red Hat, VMware, etc… – The Daily Vale
21 May 2022, The Daily Vale

provided by Google News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Recognition For NoSQL Pioneers
5 July 2021, iProgrammer

Oracle acquisitions timeline: From soup to nuts, PeopleSoft to Sigma
28 March 2022, TechTarget

Oracle vs SQL Server: RDBMS Comparison 2022
4 June 2021, Datamation

ACM recognizes far-reaching technical achievements with special awards
26 May 2021, EurekAlert

provided by Google News

Snowflake vs. AWS Redshift: 2022 Data Warehouse Comparison | eWEEK
18 May 2022, eWeek

Pure Storage, Snowflake partner for on-premises data warehousing
18 May 2022, Network World

Databricks Invests in Orchestration As It Takes on Rival Snowflake
20 May 2022, Business Insider

Novartis and Snowflake: Driving healthcare data innovation
25 April 2022, VentureBeat

Pure to offer on-prem object storage as Snowflake data source
11 May 2022, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SDR
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Pre-Sale Engineer
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Sales Director
GigaSpaces, New York, NY

Salesforce Developer
Lower.com, New Albany, OH

Database Administrator
C2S Techs, Bellevue, WA

Senior Oracle/SQL Server Database Administrator - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY
Superior Court of Orange County, Orange County, CA

Snowflake Developer
Xtivia Inc, Remote

Staff Engineer, Database
Medidata Solutions, New York, NY

Snowflake DBA
Delta Dental Ins., Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here