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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached vs. Sqrrl

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisehazelcast.comwww.memcached.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDataStaxHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2011200820032012
Current release6.8, April 20204.0, February 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnono
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingnoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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