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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Newts vs. Sphinx

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.04
Rank#70  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.ehcache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtssphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGOpenNMS GroupSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200920142001
Current release3.10.0, March 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP REST
Java API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 resourcenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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