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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.32
Rank#60  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score2.32
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperHazelcastYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20082017
Current release5.3.6, November 20232.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data model
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 languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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
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Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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