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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score55.28
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperFoundationDBHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP
Initial release2013200819952010
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.2, March 20218.0.27, October 20212.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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 strategyyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxSQLScript, R
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes
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