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DBMS > Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score6.09
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCCRi and othersSpotify
Initial release200920142014
Current release3.9.6, September 20213.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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 indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)depending on storage layerEventual 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.yesdepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage

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