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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Riak KV

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Basho Technologies
Initial release200719842009
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 implementationsno

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