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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orghazelcast.comwww.memcached.orgwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release20142008200319951985
Current release4.2, March 20211.6.9, November 20208.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC and C++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesoptional
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 strategyyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
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 commitednoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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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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