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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.21
Rank#178  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20002014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2008
Current release15.5, September 202010 R1, October 20185.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
none
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpacesPostgres-XLSpatiaLite
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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