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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. PouchDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score1.43
Rank#177  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score4.51
Rank#88  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.compouchdb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesApache Software FoundationTimescale
Initial release200020122017
Current release15.5, September 20207.1.1, June 20192.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 metadatanoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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