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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Elasticsearch vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 metricRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.04
Rank#70  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score138.60
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score5.66
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGElasticSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200920101992
Current release3.10.0, March 20227.8.0, June 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServeryesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACID
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 integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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