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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. PostGIS

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.55
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score21.72
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.compostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release20072005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 implementationsyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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