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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. eXtremeDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.08
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.45
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMcObjectSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200920011992
Current release3.8.0, July 20198.1, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoby defining eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning / shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EhcacheeXtremeDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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