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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. eXtremeDB vs. Interbase

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.03
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.62
Rank#220  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.mcobject.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMcObjectEmbarcadero
Initial release200920011984
Current release3.10.0, March 20228.2, 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoby defining eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Interbase Change Views
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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EhcacheeXtremeDBInterbase
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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