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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-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
Score1.86
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score5.46
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orghazelcast.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.HazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200220082003
Current release1.1, February 20175.3.6, November 20231.6.27, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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