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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. NuoDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.28
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.06
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#109  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitehazelcast.comwww.nuodb.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release200820132015
Current release4.0, February 2020Scylla Open Source 3.2.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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 strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQLno
Triggersyes infoEventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infotunable commit protocolno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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16 January 2020

Why and When You Need Transactional DDL in Your Database (Tech Blog)
2 January 2020

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