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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Kdb vs. YugabyteDB
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|Name||GridGain Xexclude from comparison||Kdb Xexclude from comparison||YugabyteDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite||High performance Time Series DBMS||High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.|
|Primary database model||Key-value store|
|Time Series DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Relational DBMS||Document store|
Wide column store
|Developer||GridGain Systems, Inc.||Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc||Yugabyte Inc.|
|Initial release||2007||2000 kdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003||2017|
|Current release||GridGain 8.5.1||3.6, May 2018||2.19, September 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial free 32-bit version||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Java, C++, .Net||q||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||yes||yes||depending on used data model|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes table attribute 'grouped'||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL||SQL-like query language (q)||yes, PostgreSQL compatible|
|APIs and other access methods||HDFS API|
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)||user defined functions||yes sql, plpgsql, C|
|Triggers||yes (cache interceptors and events)||yes with views||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||horizontal partitioning||Hash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes (replicated cache)||Source-replica replication||Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)||no similar paradigm used for internal processing||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||no||Distributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes based on RocksDB|
|User concepts Access control||Security Hooks for custom implementations||rights management via user accounts||yes|
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|Specific characteristics||Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...|
|YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...|
|Competitive advantages||provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...|
|PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....|
|Typical application scenarios||tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...|
|Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...|
|Key customers||Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...|
|Market metrics||kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...|
|2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...|
|Licensing and pricing models||upon request|
|Apache 2.0 license for the database|
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