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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Manticore Search vs. Redis

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.89
Rank#70  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#319  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score160.71
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgmanticoresearch.comredis.com
redis.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationmanual.manticoresearch.comdocs.redis.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGManticore SoftwareRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Inc.
Initial release200920172009
Current release3.10.0, March 20226.0, February 20237.2.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanpartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.noCan index from XMLno
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagewith RediSQL module
APIs and other access methodsJCacheBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGears
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonothrough RedisGears
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
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 resourceyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­docs/­management/­security/­encryption
Password-based authentication

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