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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. Cubrid vs. NCache vs. Sphinx

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.CUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score6.02
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score1.22
Rank#163  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgwww.arangodb.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecubrid.org/­manualswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffArangoDB Inc.CUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20142012200820052001
Current release3.9.2, June 202211.0, January 20215.2, April 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.NCache Cloud: NCache Cloud is available in Azure and AWS Marketplaces as a Service. This means you can now obtain it instantaneously with a few mouse clicks, and seamlessly scale your cache deployment without any down time.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C, C++, JavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterno
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptJava Stored Proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0noneyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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