DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FoundationDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Sqrrl

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A widely adopted in-memory data gridFully managed big data interactive analytics platformAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator, FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function, distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#166  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score9.16
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score2.75
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comhazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorersqrrl.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhazelcast.org/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperFoundationDBHazelcastMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2013200820192012
Current release6.2.11, November 2019GBase 8a4.0, February 2020cloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyes
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone 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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlAzure Active Directory AuthenticationCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
More information provided by the system vendor
FoundationDBGBaseHazelcastMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerSqrrl
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
» more
Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
» more
Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
» more
Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
» more
Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
» more
IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
» more
Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
» more
Microsoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
» more
Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FoundationDBGBaseHazelcastMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerSqrrl
Recent citations in the news

Ex-Wolves skipper Danny Batth delivers hundreds of food parcels to Russells Hall Hospital
3 April 2020, expressandstar.com

Premier League clubs to discuss players' wage cuts as goodwill gestures continue
3 April 2020, The National

`Enough stress' - Stoke City defender explains generous offering to front line NHS staff
2 April 2020, Stoke-on-Trent Live

Beyond the mainstream database offerings
26 March 2020, Corporate IT

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

provided by Google News

Hazelcast Jet Simplifies Enterprise Python and Java AI/ML Deployments
11 March 2020, ADT Magazine

Hazelcast Announces Managed Service for Simplified Management of Multi-Cloud and Cloud-to-Edge Applications
1 April 2020, EnterpriseTalk

Hazelcast Releases Cloud Enterprise on AWS
31 March 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Hazelcast Jet 4.0 boosts event streaming data platform
17 March 2020, TechTarget

The Inquisitive VC: Miko Matsumura — Gumi Cryptos Capital
4 April 2020, Brave New Coin

provided by Google News

How to share data in place from Azure Data Explorer - Microsoft
20 December 2019, Channel 9

Azure Data Explorer for IoT Data Analytics | Internet of Things Show - Microsoft
2 September 2019, Channel 9

Microsoft announces reserved capacity offerings for six more Azure services
13 November 2019, Neowin

Fastly, Microsoft partner on real-time analytics with Azure Data Explorer
29 January 2019, ZDNet

Zoomd Takes Another Step Towards Becoming an Industry Leader After Adopting Microsoft's Azure Data Explorer
4 December 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

AWS security options grow with Amazon Detective
1 April 2020, TechTarget

Insights on the Global Behavior Analytics Industry - Featuring Splunk, Rapid7 & Varonis Systems Among Others
30 March 2020, Yahoo Finance

Anne Arundel libraries offer virtual storytelling and activities, spend $150,000 on digital collections
20 March 2020, Baltimore Sun

Global Behavior Analytics Market (2018 to 2024) - By Component, Deployment, End User and Region
27 March 2020, Yahoo Finance

AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition
24 January 2018, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Wexford, PA

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Inc., Wexford, PA

Software Engineer - Platform Integration
ANDURIL INDUSTRIES, Irvine, CA

Wikibuy Senior DevOps Engineer
Capital One - US, Austin, TX

Wikibuy Senior Manager, DevOps Engineering
Capital One - US, Austin, TX

Java Developer- Jersey City
Bank of America, Jersey City, NJ

Associate, Engineer
Deutsche Bank, Cary, NC

Application/Database Developer
State Street, Boston, MA

Software Engineering - Java / Kubernetes / Kafka / Hazelcast Lead
JP Morgan Chase, Orem, UT

Vormetric Encryption Engineer
Byte Systems, Reston, VA

Azure Data Engineer
Denken Solutions Inc, Grand Rapids, MI

Game Health Analyst
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Sr Data & Applied Scientist
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Cyber Hunt Analyst
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Senior Data Engineer - Turn 10 Studios
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Cybersecurity Threat Hunter
Arete Advisors, New York, NY

Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst (Day Shift)
XOR Security, Herndon, VA

Cyber Hunt SME
XOR Security, Arrington, VA

Security Engineer
XOR Security, Herndon, VA

Cyber Security Engineer
XOR Security, Springfield, VA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here