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DBMS > GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Valentina Server vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Valentina Server vs. Yaacomo

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerObject-relational database and reports serverOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.valentina-db.netyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.MicrosoftParadigma SoftwareQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2007201019992009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V125.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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