PostgreSQL vs. Hazelcast vs. Riak

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Description

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

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.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use PostgreSQL?
    2253 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
    What companies use Hazelcast?
    19 companies on StackShare use Hazelcast
    What companies use Riak?
    15 companies on StackShare use Riak

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
    88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
    What tools integrate with Hazelcast?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Hazelcast
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

    What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Hazelcast, and Riak?

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • 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

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