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DBMS > GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. PostGIS vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. PostGIS vs. Quasardb

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NameGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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 TransactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQLDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Spatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score0.52
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score31.91
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.compostgis.netquasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlpostgis.net/­documentationdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperGigaspaces Technologiesquasardb
Initial release200020052009
Current release15.5, September 20203.1.4, September 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 metadatayesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-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 executorsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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GigaSpaces InsightEdgePostGISQuasardb
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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