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DBMS > Ehcache vs. Graph Engine vs. Informix vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Graph Engine vs. Informix vs. Riak KV

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.87
Rank#62  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.93
Rank#189  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score23.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score6.25
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.graphengine.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­informixriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Basho Technologies
Initial release2009201019842009
Current release3.10.0, March 202214.10.FC5, November 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CC, C++ and JavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM.NETAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesno
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 indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno

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