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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. Lovefield vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Lovefield vs. MongoDB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitehazelcast.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperHazelcastGoogleMongoDB, Inc
Initial release200820142009
Current release4.2, March 20212.1.12, February 20175.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScriptActionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoJavaScript
Triggersyes infoEventsUsing read-only observersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapnoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles
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HazelcastLovefieldMongoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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