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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Oracle vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SwayDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWidely used RDBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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
Score1262.82
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.OracleSybase, SAPSimer Plaha
Initial release2007198019932018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
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 and C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyesno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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