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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hive vs. InfinityDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 HadoopA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comhive.apache.orgboilerbay.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release2007201220022009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.1.2, August 20194.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnono

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