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

DBMS > Ehcache vs. Ignite vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Ignite vs. Teradata Aster

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.69
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score5.01
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release200920152005
Current release3.8.0, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
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++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.noyesyes infoin Aster File Store
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)R packages
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes (replicated cache)yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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

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

More resources
EhcacheIgniteTeradata Aster
Recent citations in the news

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

Ehcache Joins Terracotta
18 August 2009, InfoQ.com

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

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

How to Create a Spring Boot App With Caching Enabled
1 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

GridGain's Strong Market Momentum Continued in 2019
16 January 2020, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Shares Deep In-Memory Computing Expertise at Industry Events Around the World
14 January 2020, Yahoo Finance

GridGain Offers New Consulting Services Packages for Apache Ignite and GridGain Community Edition
1 August 2019, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Expands Support for Apache Ignite
8 February 2019, Datanami

Denis Magda on Continuous Deep Learning with Apache Ignite
16 September 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Teradata ports Aster analytics to Hadoop
30 August 2016, ZDNet

Teradata Aster Analytics Going Places: On Hadoop and AWS
24 August 2016, PR Newswire

An overview of the Teradata Aster Analytics platform
31 May 2017, TechTarget

Teradata Vantage: A Complete Solution for Analytics by Ron Powell
28 February 2019, B-EYE-Network

Teradata Aster gets graph database, HDFS-compatible file store
8 October 2013, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

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

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

Software Engineer
GlobalTechApps, Greenville, DE

Developer III
US Pharmacopeia, Rockville, MD

Software Engineer
MAGRABBIT, Austin, TX

Vice President
Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

Application Developer (Java/Angular)
Raymond James Financial, United States

Full Stack Java Developer
Raymond James Financial, United States

Senior Full Stack Developer
Credit Suisse, Raleigh, NC

Analytics Operations Engineer
Calabrio, Minneapolis, MN

Data Scientists – Machine Learning
Brielle Technologies, Alpharetta, GA

Data Analysis Manager - Open to all Teletech locations (PHL)
TeleTech, United States

Data Scientist
Spectrum, Stamford, CT

AVP Advanced Analytics
Pacific Life, Newport Beach, CA

Data Mgmt Consultant 3
Wells Fargo, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

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

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

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