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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. TerarkDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeMultivalue 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
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTerarkRocket Software
Initial release20142008199520161985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and C++C++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnooptional
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 strategyyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
C++ API
Java 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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-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 integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
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 commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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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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