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DBMS > GridGain vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Hazelcast vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Hazelcast vs. LokiJS

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.A widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score9.52
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.hawkular.orghazelcast.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Community supported by Red HatHazelcast
Initial release2007201420082014
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP RESTJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoReplicated Mapnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithmnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoRole-based access controlno

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