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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. JSqlDb vs. OpenEdge vs. PostGIS

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
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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.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesApplication development environment with integrated database management systemSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.71
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#84  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score30.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgjsqldb.org (offline)www.progress.com/­openedgepostgis.net
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationKonrad von BackstromProgress Software Corporation
Initial release2015201819842005
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.60.8, December 2018OpenEdge 12.2, March 20203.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.yesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)functions in JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4yes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneSource-replica replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQL
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers and groupsyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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