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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSnowflake Computing Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release2008199520142020
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.27, October 20210.5, April 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 infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 strategyyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoEventsyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
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 engineACID
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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HazelcastMySQLSnowflakeSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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