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DBMS > GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Memcached

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.08
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.06
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200720152003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Apache Ignite 2.61.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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 implementationsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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