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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Graphite vs. QuestDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.27
Rank#55  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score4.68
Rank#77  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#247  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGChris DavisQuestDB Limited
Initial release200920062014
Current release3.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServernoneConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)noneImmediate 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 resourcenoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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EhcacheGraphiteQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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