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DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Database modelKey-value store
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Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release2009
Current release3.3.0, February 2017
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some 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 Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsJCache
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresno
Triggersyes Cache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding by using Terracotta Server
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes by using Terracotta Server
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys Referential integrityno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes supports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes using a tiered cache-storage approach
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlno

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