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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Informix vs. OpenEdge vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score22.95
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score4.66
Rank#79  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.progress.com/­openedgeriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
documentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Progress Software CorporationBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20151984198420092006
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.614.10.FC5, November 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 20202.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC, C++ and JavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesyesJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsUsers and groupsnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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