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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.72
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score6.68
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score64.40
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperHazelcastMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release200820152010
Current release4.0.3, September 2020V1V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesnoTransact SQL
Triggersyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HazelcastMicrosoft Azure SearchMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
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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