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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hazelcast vs. Hyprcubd vs. Informix vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
Hyprcubd seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA widely adopted in-memory data gridServerless Time Series DBMSA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.08
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score10.70
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score24.16
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score4.44
Rank#85  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comhazelcast.comhyprcubd.com/ (offline)www.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.HazelcastHyprcubd, Inc.IBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Rocket Software
Initial release2007200819841985
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.1, March 202214.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaGoC, C++ and JavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesoptional
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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (https)JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyesyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoEventsnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsRole-based access controltoken accessUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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