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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score0.96
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
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Rank#356  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Score99.15
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020062014
Current release15.5, September 20208.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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 metadatanoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
noneyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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GigaSpacesSadas EngineSnowflake
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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