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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQLDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Spatial DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.compostgis.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesBasho Technologies
Initial release2000200520092009
Current release15.5, September 20203.2.1, February 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetCErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 metadatayesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesnono
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infobased on PostgreSQLselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLnono
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesPostGISRiak KVTinkerGraph
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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