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NameEhcache
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Primary database modelKey-value store
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Score6.94
Rank#43  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release2009
Current release3.3.0, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approach
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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Recent citations in the news

Ehcache 3.0 Released with Revamped API and Off-Heap Storage
2 May 2016, InfoQ.com

Ehcache Joins Terracotta
18 August 2009, InfoQ.com

Ehcache looks to nip Java garbage collection issue in the bud
15 September 2010, SDTimes.com

Memcached surpasses EhCache and Coherence in Java Job Demand
13 September 2011, InfoQ.com

Open source Java caching vendors merge
20 August 2009, InfoWorld

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