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DBMS > GridGain vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SingleStore vs. Yaacomo

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWidely used in-process key-value storeMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.singlestore.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSingleStore Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2007199420132009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.118.1.40, May 20207.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoonly for the SQL APInoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GridGainOracle Berkeley DBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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