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DBMS > Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. Impala

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  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 ElasticSearchAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.54
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.75
Rank#203  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score17.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCCRi and othersSpotifyCloudera
Initial release2009201420142013
Current release3.9.6, September 20213.2.0, April 20214.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layerShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layeryesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)depending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenonono
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.yesdepending on storage layernono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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