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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MariaDB

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
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
Score3.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score96.37
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release200020102009
Current release15.5, September 202010.5.9 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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 metadatanoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine 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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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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