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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Newts vs. Quasardb

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftOpenNMS Groupquasardb
Initial release2000201420142009
Current release15.5, September 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptnono
Triggersyes, event driven architectureJavaScriptnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBNewtsQuasardb
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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