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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Kdb+ vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridHigh performance Time Series DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Relational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.37
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score8.32
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comkx.comwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docscode.kx.comdev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release20082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319951985
Current release4.2, March 20213.6, May 20188.0.25, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaqC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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 strategyyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyes infoEventsyes infowith viewsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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