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GigaSpaces vs. GemFire

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Description In Memory Compute and Data Grid Highly scalable, elastic data management solution to ensure fast and reliable data access for enterprise and cloud solutions.
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Memory minimum 10 MB 10 MB
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Website gigaspaces.​com pivotal.​io/​products/​pivotal-gemfire
Database model
Query language
Transactions Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes No
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Standard compliance Yes Yes
Sharding Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Integrity model
Software distribution
Full text search Yes Yes
Preference 75% votes 25% votes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Release Date January 2002 27ᵗʰ February 2018
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes Yes
Lines of code 1 000 k ?
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Value size max. 100 GB 4 TB
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Distributed Counter Yes No
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Conditional
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Creation Date January 2000 2003
Community Driven Good Good
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Web interface Yes Yes
Widgets Dashboard Good Good
API Good Good
2 Letter Country Code US US
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support Yes No
Embeddable Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes
Locking model
Data storage
Replication mode
Native driver
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Data types
Function Based Index Yes Yes
Key length max 9 999 999 50 000
Geographic Replication Yes Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility 75% votes 25% votes
Download www.​gigaspaces.​com/​xap-download pivotal.​io/​products/​pivotal-gemfire
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
In-Place Update Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Capped Collections No Yes
Tuneable write concerns Yes Yes
Event Driven Architecture Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Op/s 1 000 000 800 000
Maven support Yes Yes
Triggers Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Cloud-enabled Yes Yes
Cross Domain Testing Yes Yes
Licenses model
Pipeline Aggregation Yes ?
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Predictive Analytics Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes
Text Analytics Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes No
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Max rows in query result 99 999 999 1 000 000
ORM Join Support Yes ?
Re-Reduce Yes No
Clustering over WAN Yes Yes
Maintenance Cost ?
Fully Distributed Yes ?
Stored Procedure Yes Yes
Second Level Caching Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes Yes
Delta read Yes ?
Delta Update Yes Yes
Aggregators Yes Yes
Near cache Yes Yes
Continuous query Yes Yes
HTTP Session replication Yes Yes
LDAP Integration Yes ?
In business since January 2000 2002
Number of systems in production 10 000 10 000
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition Yes Yes
Distributed code Deployment Yes Yes
Dynamic code deployment Yes Yes
DB Delta Server Yes ?
Rolling Upgrade Yes Yes
Dynamic index Yes Yes
Data Grid interceptors Yes Yes
Replication interceptors Yes Yes
Kafka Integration Yes No
Drools Integration Yes No
Storm Integration Yes No
Websphere Dyna Cache Integration Yes ?
Offheap Memory Yes Yes
In-Memory File System Yes ?
CEP Streaming Yes No
SQL Queries Yes No
Atomic Persistence Yes Yes
User and Group role based security model Yes Yes
Before and after Data Grid interceptor for every operation Yes Yes
Minimum Java version 1.6 1.8
memcached protocol Yes Yes
JSR 107 Compliance Yes No
Monitoring UI Yes Yes
CLI` Yes Yes
Parallel WAN Gateway Yes Yes
Active-Active WAN Yes Yes
Web Page Caching Yes ?
Monitoring and Management
Central Flash Storage support Yes ?
Local Flash Storage support Yes Yes
In Memory Data Grid
Hadoop Integration Yes Yes
Apache Spark Integration Yes Yes
Compute Grid Yes Yes
Memory recommended ? 32 GB
Materialized Views ? No
Concurrency ? Yes
Contributors ? 85
Multi-statement Transactions ? Yes
Does your mom understand it ? Yes
Columner ? No
command-line console ? Yes
Redis API ? Yes
Point In Time Recovery ? Yes
Is it hype? ? Yes
Incremental Backup ? Yes
Does your boss understand it? ? Yes
Performance ? 1 000 000
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