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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Neo4j vs. StarRocks

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonStarRocks  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsAn open source, high-performance columnar analytical database that enables real-time, multi-dimensional, and highly concurrent data analytics infoForked from Apache Doris
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.64
Rank#68  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score44.89
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#198  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgneo4j.comwww.starrocks.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationneo4j.com/­docsdocs.starrocks.io/­en-us/­latest/­introduction/­StarRocks_intro
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGNeo4j, Inc.The Linux Foundation infosince Feb 2023
Initial release200920072020
Current release3.10.0, March 20225.20, May 20243.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
MySQL protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serveryes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioning (by range and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Role based access control and fine grained access rights
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EhcacheNeo4jStarRocks
Specific characteristicsNeo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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