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DBMS > GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 serviceOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series 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
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesMicrosoftHibernating RhinosAlex Kashirin
Initial release2000201420102020
Current release15.5, September 20205.2, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesno
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 metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-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
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptyesno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureJavaScriptyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
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 serviceMulti-source replication
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*yes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
GigaSpaces InsightEdgeMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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