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

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMicrosofts relational DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
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
Score1.46
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.53
Rank#140  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#282  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.stardog.comwww.tarantool.iotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.stardog.com/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftStardog-UnionMail.ru Group
Initial release20091989201020082009
Current release3.8.1, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20197.3.0, May 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL ServerFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Open binary protocolTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infovia event handlersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes, with SQLyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACIDACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceyes
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 ServerStardogTarantoolTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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