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Difference between Valentina Server and XAP

Last Updated : 26 Jun, 2020
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1. Valentina Server :
It is a Object-relational database and reports server and fast object-relational database server. It includes integrated database servers, Valentina Database Server and SQLite Database Server. It is a full featured, standards compliant multi-user access SQLite based database server.

2. XAP :
XAP is High performance in-memory data grid for mission critical applications and provides an essential set of data store features, such as transactions, indexes, and query language (SQL-like queries). It is a file format used to install and distribute application software.

Difference between Valentina Server and XAP :

S.NO. Valentina Server XAP
1 Developed by Paradigma Software and initially released on 1994. Developed by Gigaspaces Technologies and initially released on 2000.
2 Current release of Valentina Server is 5.7.5 . Current release date- June 2019.
3 Server operating systems of Valentina Server is Linux, OS X, Windows. Server operating systems of XAP Linux, macOS, Solaris, Windows.
4 Its primary database model is Relational DBMS. Its primary database model is Document store and Key-value store.
5 Absence of secondary database models in Valentina Server. Secondary database models of XAP is Object oriented DBMS.
6 Valentina Server supports .Net, C, C#, C++, Objective-C, PHP, Ruby, Visual Basic, Visual Basic.NET, programming languages. XAP supports .Net, C++, Java programming languages.
7 APIs and other access methods of Valentina Server is ODBC. XAP supports GigaSpaces LRMI, Hibernate, JCache, JDBC, JPA, ODBC, RESTful HTTP API, Spring Data APIs and other access methods.
8 Yes, Valentina Server has a Data Schema. Data Schema of XAP is schema-free.
9 It doesn’t has Implementation language-C# .  Implementation language of XAP is Java, C++, .Net.
10  Absence of Transaction concepts in  Valentina Server. XAP has ACID ( Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability) concepts transaction concepts.
11 Valentina Server doesn’t hold Consistency concept. XAP has Immediate Consistency concept.
12 Yes, It holds Foreign keys. No, It doesn’t holds Foreign keys.
13 Absence of Replication methods in Valentina Server. Replication methods of XAP- Master-master replication and Master-slave replication.
14 Absence of Partitioning methods in Valentina Server. Sharding is a Partitioning methods of XAP.

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