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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Ehcache vs. Faircom DB vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Ehcache vs. Faircom DB vs. Riak TS

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.34
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.ehcache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.ehcache.org/­documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperCrateTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFairCom CorporationBasho Technologies
Initial release2013200919792015
Current release3.9.6, September 2021V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaANSI C, C++Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JCacheADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcetunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesno
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CrateDBEhcacheFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACERiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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