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

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.37
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlachisoftRocket Software
Initial release2008199520051985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.25, May 20215.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteroptional
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 strategyyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersyes infoEventsyesyes infoNotificationsyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access 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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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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