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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. MySQL vs. Realm

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWidely used open source RDBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.38
Rank#64  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score9.20
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.mysql.comrealm.io
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdev.mysql.com/­docrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2015200219952014
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.64.08.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes infoproprietary syntaxno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesnoyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes
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