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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Memcached vs. Oracle vs. Sqrrl

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used RDBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1369.36
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasesqrrl.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracleAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2008200319802012
Current release4.0, February 20201.6.0, March 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersyes infoEventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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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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