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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TerminusDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.94
Rank#72  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#112  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverterminusdb.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSymasMicrosoftDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2015201119892018
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.60.9.29, March 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201910.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetCC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
CC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionJournaling Streams
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 dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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