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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Coherence vs. Redis vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSOracles in-memory data grid solutionPopular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.MultiValue 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 storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#105  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score171.94
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlredis.com
redis.io
www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencedocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracleRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsRocket Software
Initial release20081995200720091985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.26, July 202112c, September 20166.2.5, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesoptional
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 strategyyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolJava 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
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxnoLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)yes
Triggersyes infoEventsyesyes infoLive Eventspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenonono
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 engineconfigurableAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptionallyyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
Access rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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HazelcastMySQLOracle CoherenceRedisUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsMost launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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