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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. RRDtool vs. SQLite vs. TimesTen

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
#10  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sqlite.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesTobias OetikerDwayne Richard HippOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2000199920001998
Current release15.5, September 20201.7.2, May 20193.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 202211 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 metadatano infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoPL/SQL
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
nonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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, ANYnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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