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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB vs. TimesTen

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA relational database management system that stores data in columnsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#199  Overall
#31  Document stores
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#229  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#124  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score2.40
Rank#112  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleMonetDB BVOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2000201420041998
Current release15.5, September 20202.1.12, February 2017Oct2020-SP1, November 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in SQL, C, RPL/SQL
Triggersyes, event driven architectureUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
nonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine 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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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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