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What is Ehcache?

Ehcache is an open source, standards-based cache for boosting performance, offloading your database, and simplifying scalability. It's the most widely-used Java-based cache because it's robust, proven, and full-featured. Ehcache scales from in-process, with one or more nodes, all the way to mixed in-process/out-of-process configurations with terabyte-sized caches.
Ehcache is a tool in the Cache category of a tech stack.
Ehcache is an open source tool with 1.4K GitHub stars and 463 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ehcache's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ehcache?

7 companies reportedly use Ehcache in their tech stacks, including Wongnai, ZapLabs Backend Stack, and Nuxeo.

30 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ehcache.

Why developers like Ehcache?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Ehcache

Ehcache Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ehcache?
Apache Ignite
It is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale
Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.
With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.
Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
GraphQL Cache
A custom middleware for graphql-ruby that handles key construction and cache reads/writes transparently.
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Ehcache's Followers
31 developers follow Ehcache to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Prakash Raju
Berk Şefkatli
Janitha Madushan
Max Willor
Jung Taehun
Dylan Stamat
Sean Mickey