DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Ehcache vs. IBM Db2 vs. Informix

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. IBM Db2 vs. Informix

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Document store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.07
Rank#51  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score171.56
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score25.40
Rank#27  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2www.ibm.com/­analytics/­informix
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBMIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release20091983 infohost version1984
Current release3.8.0, July 201912.1, October 201614.10, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC and C++C, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EhcacheIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Informix
Conferences and events

IDUG Db2 Tech Conference Europe 2019
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 29-24 October 2019

IIUG Informix Conference 2019
Los Angeles, California, USA, 22-26 September 2019

Recent citations in the news

Ehcache 3.0 Released with Revamped API and Off-Heap Storage
2 May 2016, InfoQ.com

Different types of NoSQL databases and when to use them
10 September 2019, Packt Hub

Memcached surpasses EhCache and Coherence in Java Job Demand 17
13 September 2011, InfoQ.com

Hazelcast open source in-memory data grid secures $21.5 million funding, expands platform to real-time streaming data
18 June 2019, ZDNet

Open source Java caching vendors merge
20 August 2009, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

IBM Patches Privilege Escalation Flaw In Db2 Mirror
18 September 2019, IT Jungle

Weighing the use of third-party database administration tools
19 September 2019, TechTarget

Top 8 Cloud Data Warehouses
10 September 2019, Datamation

Fresche Hires Database Modernization Expert
11 September 2019, IT Jungle

High-Performance Data Encryption and Db2
20 September 2019, Toolbox

provided by Google News

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Assessment Analysis 2019-2025
23 September 2019, NewsStoner

Relational Databases Software Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 | Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP
20 September 2019, OnYourDesks

Growth & Opportunities in Global Relational Databases Software Market 2019 | Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019-2026 | Top Key Companies like Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, IBM, MariaDB, Informix, Teradata, SQLite & Others
26 August 2019, Market Expert

The Confluence of HPC and AI - Intel Customer Use Cases
30 August 2019, insideHPC

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Detail Analysis focusing on Application, Types and Regional Outlook
16 September 2019, NewsStoner

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Full stack developer
Ace-stack LLC, Austin, TX

JAVA with AWS
Avani Technology Solutions Inc, Universal City, CA

Jahia CMS Administrator
Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Orlando, FL

Jr. Java Developer
Mackson Consulting LLC - An A-TEK Compa, Rockville, MD

Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure
Liferay, Inc., Diamond Bar, CA

DB2 for z/OS & DB2/LUW Database Systems Programmer
Digital Management, LLC, Washington, DC

Sr. Data Base Administrator
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Franklin, TN

CA Database Senior Software Engineer
Broadcom, Plano, TX

RPG/AS400 Software Engineer Lead
JP Morgan Chase, Plano, TX

Data Management Specialist
Mitre Corporation, McLean, VA

Data Protection & Encryption Services Consultant
IBM, Littleton, MA

Java Developer
SDH Systems, Plano, TX

Senior Integration Consultant
Daman Incorporated, Austin, TX

ETL Tools Specialist
Daman Incorporated, Austin, TX

Customer Retention Rep - WEEKENDS OFF (Starts 11.4.19)
ADT Security Services, Irving, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here