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Apache Ignite

An open-source distributed database, caching and processing platform
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What is Apache Ignite?

It is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale
Apache Ignite is a tool in the In-Memory Databases category of a tech stack.
Apache Ignite is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Ignite's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache Ignite?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use Apache Ignite in their tech stacks, including 5G Systems, SaleCycle, and SEMrush.

Developers
66 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Ignite.

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Pros of Apache Ignite
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Written in java. runs on jvm
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Free
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Load balancing
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Multiple client language support
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Sql query support in cluster wide
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Rest interface
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High Avaliability
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Better Documentation
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Easy to use
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Distributed compute
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Distributed Locking

Apache Ignite's Features

  • Memory-Centric Storage
  • Distributed SQL
  • Distributed Key-Value

Apache Ignite Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Ignite?
Redis
Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broker. Redis provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes, and streams.
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
Hazelcast
With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Apache Spark
Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
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Apache Ignite's Followers
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