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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph 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 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.83
Rank#193  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperHazelcastGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release20082016
Current release4.2, March 20212.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
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 strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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HazelcastTypeDB 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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