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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. Heroic vs. SpatiaLite

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score6.54
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.SpotifyAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2009201420142008
Current release3.9.6, September 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno

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