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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.41
Rank#55  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score8.99
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGThomas Mueller
Initial release20092005
Current release3.8.1, September 20191.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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