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System Properties Comparison Virtuoso vs. XAP

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NameVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphsHigh 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 modelGraph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
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Score2.80
Rank#85  Overall
#5  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
Score0.76
Rank#167  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitevirtuoso.openlinksw.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuosodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperOpenLink SoftwareGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release19982000
Current release8.2, October 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
OLE DB
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoVirtuoso PLyes
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-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 methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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VirtuosoXAP
Specific characteristicsVirtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance & Scale โ€” as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosUsed for โ€” Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersBroad use across enterprises and governments including โ€” European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsLargest installed-base โ€‹of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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