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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. TypeDB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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
Score9.08
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1238.22
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#198  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.mysql.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release200819952016
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.26, July 20212.3, July 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 Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 strategyyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
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
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyes infoEventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
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 engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
HazelcastMySQLTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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