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

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker 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 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 Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comredis.iowww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docredis.io/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsRocket Software
Initial release2008199520091985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.25, May 20216.2.3, 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 infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++CC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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 strategyyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
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
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
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 syntaxLuayes
Triggersyes infoEventsyesno infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-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 methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
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, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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HazelcastMySQLRedisUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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