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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. EventStoreDB vs. KairosDB vs. Lovefield

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value storeEvent StoreTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.07
Rank#67  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.25
Rank#176  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.86
Rank#217  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#274  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.eventstore.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGEvent Store LimitedGoogle
Initial release2009201220132014
Current release3.10.0, March 202221.2, February 20211.2.2, November 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJCacheGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event ListenersnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno

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Ehcache 3.0 Released with Revamped API and Off-Heap Storage
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