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DBMS > GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tibero

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tibero

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  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.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#136  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comignite.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servertechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software FoundationMicrosoftTmaxSoft
Initial release2007201519892003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Apache Ignite 2.6SQL Server 2019, November 20196, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
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, .NetC++C and Assembler
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLANSI-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
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes (replicated cache)yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)

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