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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.47
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score5.94
Rank#64  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20092014
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
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-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serveryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID
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 controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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