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DBMS > GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. Hypertable vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. Hypertable vs. MongoDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA widely adopted in-memory data gridAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.32
Rank#173  Overall
#32  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.07
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score469.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comhazelcast.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesHazelcastHypertable Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release2000200820092009
Current release15.5, September 20205.2.1, November 20220.9.8.11, March 20166.0.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languagenoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoJavaScript
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoEventsnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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