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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 serviceMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
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 DBMSMultivalue 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
Score1.32
Rank#150  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#73  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score56.24
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­hanawww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAPRocket Software
Initial release20132008199520101985
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.2, March 20218.0.26, July 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 availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyesoptional
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
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
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
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 engineyesno
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 engineACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 rolesyesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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