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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. Neo4j vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score55.75
Rank#18  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comneo4j.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docneo4j.com/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNeo4j, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2008199520071985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.25, May 20214.2.6, May 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 infoGPL version3, commercial licenses 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++Java, ScalaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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 indexesyesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
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
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersyes infoEventsyesyes infovia event handleryes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes using Neo4j Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes infoRelationships in graphsno
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 engineACIDACID 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)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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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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