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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. GridGain vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.14
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release200920071984
Current release3.8.0, July 2019GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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