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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCCRi and othersSpotifyMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release20092014201420101993
Current release3.9.6, September 20213.2.0, April 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layeryesyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)depending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layernono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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