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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. MonetDB vs. Rockset vs. Teradata Aster

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.monetdb.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.MonetDB BVRocksetTeradata
Initial release2007200420192005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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.yesno infoingestion from XML files supportedyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in SQL, C, RnoR packages
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GridGainMonetDBRocksetTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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