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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Lovefield vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document 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
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release2008201419951985
Current release4.2, March 20212.1.12, February 20178.0.25, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 languageJavaJavaScriptC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
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 strategynoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
JavaScriptAda
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 Servicesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyes infoEventsUsing read-only observersyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate 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 commitedACIDACID 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 persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnoUsers 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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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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