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DBMS > GridGain vs. MongoDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. MongoDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Document 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
Score469.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.mongodb.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.mongodb.com/­manualterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.MongoDB, IncDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200720092018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.16.0.1, August 202210.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
proprietary protocol using JSONOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScriptyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Graph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control

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