DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Ignite

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Ignite

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score4.37
Rank#77  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comcloud.google.com/­spannerignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release200020172015
Current release15.5, September 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementations
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud SpannerIgnite
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
» more
Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
» more
Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
» more
Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud SpannerIgnite
Recent citations in the news

GigaSpaces Wins 2021 Data Breakthrough Award for Best In-Memory Solution
24 March 2021, PRNewswire

Standout Data Technology Innovators Honored in 2nd Data Breakthrough Awards Program
24 March 2021, PR Web

CLSA deploys GigaSpaces InsightEdge across worldwide data centres - HedgeWeek
9 December 2020, HedgeWeek

GigaSpaces InsightEdge Smart ODS Recognized as the Best Big Data Solution by the 2020 Tech Ascension Awards
16 December 2020, DevOps.com

Groupe PSA Delivers Superior Online Customer Experience With Real-time Response Time, Supporting 15X its Mainframe Capacity with GigaSpaces InsightEdge
10 June 2020, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Google Bolsters Cloud Spanner with Point-in-Time Recovery
6 April 2021, InfoQ.com

The new Google Cloud region in Warsaw is open
19 April 2021, AiThority

Google could match Amazon and Microsoft with virtual desktop tool but keeps it for employees only
12 April 2021, CNBC

Ready to be a GCP architect? Try this quiz and see - TechTarget
16 April 2021, TechTarget

What’s up with… Virgin Media/O2 merger, Openreach & STL, Google Cloud
14 April 2021, TelecomTV

provided by Google News

GridGain Offers Sneak Peek at Featured Speakers for First Ignite Summit
14 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

Apache Ignite Adds Spark DataFrames Support
29 March 2021, iProgrammer

Optimizing the Relationship Between Apache Ignite and Kubernetes
9 October 2020, Container Journal

GridGain Offers New Training and Certification Programs for GridGain and Apache Ignite Architects and Developers
4 March 2021, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Control Center for Managing GridGain and Apache Ignite Now Available
2 June 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Back-End Java Developer
Periscope technologies inc, Pleasanton, CA

Hiring:: GCM Cloud Architect in Marwah, New Jersey
Conquest Tech Solutions, Inc, Remote

Google Cloud (GCP) Developer
Capgemini, New York, NY

Google Cloud Platform Administration
Apexx Strategies Ltd., Reston, VA

Big Data Engineer with GCP experience
Serve Professionals, Dearborn, MI

Software Engineer III, Google Play Points Partnership
Google, Atlanta, GA

Apache Ignite Developer
USG, Inc, Cleveland, OH

23.Software Developer
Executive Software Guild (ESG), Remote

Software Engineer - Associate
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Jersey City, NJ

Java Developer
ITC Infotech, New York, NY

Enterprise Java Software Engineer (Apache Ignite / Python)
BlackRock, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Present your product here