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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orghazelcast.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHazelcast
Initial release20142008
Current release4.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
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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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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