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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hive vs. Ignite

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignitedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score83.53
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comhive.apache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookApache Software Foundation
Initial release200720122015
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.1.2, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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