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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. QuestDB vs. StarRocks

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonStarRocks  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataAn 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 storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.64
Rank#68  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score2.70
Rank#105  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#198  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgquestdb.iowww.starrocks.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationquestdb.io/­docsdocs.starrocks.io/­en-us/­latest/­introduction/­StarRocks_intro
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGQuestDB Technology IncThe Linux Foundation infosince Feb 2023
Initial release200920142020
Current release3.10.0, March 20223.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL with time-series extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
JDBC
MySQL protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)horizontal partitioning (by range and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 resourceACID for single-table writesno
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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EhcacheQuestDBStarRocks
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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