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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Grakn vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A widely adopted in-memory data gridAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.82
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#199  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score8.41
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gbase8a.comgrakn.aihazelcast.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperGrakn LabsHazelcastAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201620082012
Current releaseGBase 8a1.7.2, June 20204.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandrayes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressRole-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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GBaseGraknHazelcastSqrrl
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Hazelcast 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 modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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