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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. MongoDB vs. Stardog vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMicrosofts relational DBMSOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.61
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1037.64
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score453.83
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.46
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.19
Rank#282  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.mongodb.comwww.stardog.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftMongoDB, IncStardog-Union
Initial release20091989200920102009
Current release3.8.1, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20194.4.2, November 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
proprietary protocol using JSONGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScriptuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency in HA-Clusternone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infooptionalyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
EhcacheMicrosoft SQL ServerMongoDBStardogTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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