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

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 cachingOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Graph DBMS infoexperimental
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
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitehazelcast.comwww.memcached.orgravendb.netsqrrl.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperHazelcastDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalHibernating RhinosAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2008200320102012
Current release4.0.3, September 20201.6.0, March 20204.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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 Servicesnoyesno
Triggersyes infoEventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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HazelcastMemcachedRavenDBSqrrl
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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