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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelKey-value storeVector DBMS
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Score5.23
Rank#68  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.29
Rank#94  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGPinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release20092019
Current release3.10.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Boolean
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaPython
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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