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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20092010
Current release3.9.6, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
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 ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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