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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. MariaDB vs. Memcached

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.00
Rank#69  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score99.35
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score23.75
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarygithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20092009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19952003
Current release3.10.0, March 202210.9.4, November 20221.6.18, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoBSD license
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 VMFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infonot for in-memory storage engineno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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