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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#124  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.IBMInterSystems
Initial release200720142018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL, SQL PLyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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