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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Memcached vs. Sadas Engine

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 cachingSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.31
Rank#127  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#62  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#68  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score24.45
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#373  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2007201520032006
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Apache Ignite 2.61.6.17, August 20228.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
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 protocolJDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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