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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. QuestDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.49
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#233  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.QuestDB Limited
Initial release200920142014
Current release3.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID for single-table writes
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.yesnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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EhcacheFaunaQuestDB
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Apache 2.0.
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