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DBMS > Ehcache vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Hawkular Metrics

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.09
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score11.54
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.hawkular.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGGoogleCommunity supported by Red Hat
Initial release200920172014
Current release3.9.6, September 20213.4, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJCachegRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infovia Hawkular Alerting
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 resourcenoyesno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no

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