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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.03
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score6.29
Rank#52  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperHazelcastMicrosoft
Initial release20082015
Current release3.12.2, August 2019V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes infoEventsno
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 service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 authentication
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HazelcastMicrosoft Azure Search
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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