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DBMS > GridGain vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2007201020151992
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.9.4 September 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridGainIBM CloudantJaguarDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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