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System Properties Comparison 4D vs. NCache vs. TinkerGraph

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Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#107  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachetinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
Developer4D, IncAlachisoft
Initial release198420052009
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionNCacheTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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