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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. RocksDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. RocksDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.02
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score3.11
Rank#99  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comrocksdb.orgwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesFacebook, Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release200020132017
Current release15.5, September 20208.11.4, April 20242.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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, ANYStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 controlnoyes
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GigaSpacesRocksDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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