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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.09
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release200820092010
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.9.6, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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