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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. MemSQL vs. VoltDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.09
Rank#60  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.memsql.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.memsql.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMemSQL Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release201520132010
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.66.7, November 20188.4, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesJava
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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