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DBMS > CrateDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#190  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score0.89
Rank#175  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score60.45
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.gbase8a.comhazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperCrateHazelcastMicrosoft
Initial release201320082010
Current releaseGBase 8a4.0.3, September 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoReplicated Mapyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBGBaseHazelcastMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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