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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. H2 vs. Hazelcast

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.31
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score7.06
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.h2database.comhazelcast.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhazelcast.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerHazelcast
Initial release199720052008
Current release10.15.1.3, March 20191.4.200, October 20193.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBH2Hazelcast
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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