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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. Realm vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Realm vs. SWC-DB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitehazelcast.comrealm.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperHazelcastRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Alex Kashirin
Initial release200820142020
Current release5.1, March 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyes infoEventsyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes
More information provided by the system vendor
HazelcastRealmSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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