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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. VoltDB vs. XAP

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memoryHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.51
Rank#77  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.55
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#164  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteravendb.netwww.voltdb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.voltdb.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperHibernating RhinosVoltDB Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201020102000
Current release4.2, May 20199.0, April 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro EditionsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#Java, C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavayes
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supportedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored proceduresACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSnapshots and command loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers and roles with access to stored proceduresRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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