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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#59  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#196  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeAlachisoft
Initial release20122005
Current release7.0, November 20235.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafNCache
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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News

Aerospike Closes $109M in Growth Capital from Sumeru Equity Partners
4 April 2024

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30 November 2023

Aerospike Showcases New Levels of Database Performance, Price, and Sustainability on Graviton3 at AWS re:Invent
28 November 2023

Aerospike Database 7 Delivers Enterprise Resiliency, Scale, and Speed to In-memory Database Workloads
15 November 2023

Aerospike Listed as Sample Vendor in Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Data Management, 2023
24 October 2023

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