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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.04
Rank#52  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score2.36
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20092013
Current release3.8.0, July 20196.2.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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