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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. RavenDB vs. Vertica

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score19.04
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comravendb.netwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlravendb.net/­docsvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesHibernating RhinosMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release200020102005
Current release15.5, September 20205.3, November 202111.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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
Secondary indexesyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language (RQL)Full 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno infoBi-directional Spark integration
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 dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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GigaSpacesRavenDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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