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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
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 gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.02
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.87
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score20.74
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comhazelcast.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200020082003
Current release15.5, September 20205.3.6, November 20231.6.25, March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All 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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
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 proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes, event driven architectureyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
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 Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone 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 controlRole-based access controlRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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