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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. InfinityDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score7.66
Rank#54  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgboilerbay.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGBoiler Bay Inc.Terark
Initial release200920022016
Current release3.8.1, September 20194.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
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 infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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