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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsHigh performance Time Series DBMSMicrosofts relational DBMSA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.27
Rank#55  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1031.23
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#289  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgkx.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servertinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release20092000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319892009
Current release3.8.1, September 20193.6, May 2018SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaqC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)yesno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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EhcacheKdb+Microsoft SQL ServerTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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