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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Memcached vs. TerminusDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 cachingScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.38
Rank#124  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score5.94
Rank#72  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2007201520032018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Apache Ignite 2.61.6.17, August 202210.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Java, .NetCProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
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 protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
JavaScript
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)noyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityJournaling Streams
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes infoin-memory journaling
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) protocolRole-based access control

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