MySQL vs. Cassandra vs. Hazelcast

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Description

What is MySQL?

The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.

What is Cassandra?

Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.

What is Hazelcast?

With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.

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Why do developers choose MySQL?
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    Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Why do developers choose Hazelcast?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using MySQL?
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    What are the cons of using Cassandra?
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    What are the cons of using Hazelcast?
    No Cons submitted yet for Hazelcast
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    Pricing

    How much does MySQL cost?
    How much does Cassandra cost?
    How much does Hazelcast cost?

    Companies

    What companies use MySQL?
    2520 companies on StackShare use MySQL
    What companies use Cassandra?
    292 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use Hazelcast?
    19 companies on StackShare use Hazelcast

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with MySQL?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with MySQL
    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with Hazelcast?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hazelcast

    What are some alternatives to MySQL, Cassandra, and Hazelcast?

    • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
    • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

    See all alternatives to MySQL

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