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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. NCache vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachensdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAlachisoftSimer Plaha
Initial release2012200520172018
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
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)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnono
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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
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)no
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafNCacheNSDbSwayDB
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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16 March 2022

Aerospike Records Best Year in Company History
8 February 2022

NCache 5.3 Released
19 April 2022

How Data Dependency Manages Relationships in Cache?
16 December 2021

Write-Through & Write-Behind Cache: An Introduction
7 December 2021

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6 December 2021

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2 December 2021

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