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DBMS > Ehcache vs. Elasticsearch vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Elasticsearch vs. Heroic

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.00
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score160.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGElasticSpotify
Initial release200920102014
Current release3.8.1, September 20197.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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