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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.20
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score165.15
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score3.87
Rank#86  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastIBMRocket Software
Initial release20081983 infohost version1985
Current release4.2, March 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesyes
Triggersyes infoEventsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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HazelcastIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2UniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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