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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
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 gridSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score8.36
Rank#56  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score10.15
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score7.58
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisehazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperDataStaxHazelcastMicrosoft
Initial release201120082015
Current release6.8, April 20205.1, March 2022V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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 strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
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#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 commitedno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access controlyes infousing Azure authentication
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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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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