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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Cubrid vs. Faircom DB vs. NCache vs. Sphinx

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Open-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
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#163  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#288  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcubrid.org/­manualslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationFairCom CorporationAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20142008197920052001
Current release11.0, January 2021V12, November 20205.2, April 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaANSI C, C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structurespartial 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.nononono
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.yesyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-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 APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.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 proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes 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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLCubridFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACENCacheSphinx
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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