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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.00
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orghazelcast.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGHazelcast
Initial release20092008
Current release3.8.1, September 20194.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control
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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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