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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Hazelcast vs. Memcached

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-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
Score2.08
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score10.70
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comhazelcast.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.HazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200720082003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.1, March 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-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.yesyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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