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DescriptionA widely adopted Java in-memory data grid
Database modelKey-value store
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Rank#38  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentation
Initial release2008
Current release3.8, March 2017
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no SQL-like query syntax
APIs and other access methodsJCache
Memcached protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresno
Triggersyes Events
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes Replicated Map
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlAccess rights per client and object definable

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