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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tarantool vs. TimescaleDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.tarantool.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoftMail.ru GroupTimescale
Initial release20092014198920082017
Current release3.8.1, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleannumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Open binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaLua, C and SQL stored proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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