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DBMS > Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS vs. ScyllaDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-memory JavaScript DBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score3.75
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotionsScyllaDB
Initial release2009201220142015
Current release3.9.6, September 2021Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia viewsyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCachein-process shared libraryJavaScript APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptFor CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyes, Lua
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServernonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)noneEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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EhcacheEJDBLokiJSScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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