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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. FoundationDB vs. NCache vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.NCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#302  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitebitnine.netwww.foundationdb.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.FoundationDBAlachisoftBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SC
Initial release20162013200520092011
Current release2.1, December 20186.2.11, November 20195.0, May 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingpartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.nono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingyesSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesyes, with selectable consistency levelselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nono
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AgensGraphFoundationDBNCacheRiak KVSTSdb
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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