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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. XAP

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)High 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 modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20132000
Current release6.3.6, October 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control

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