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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Cubrid vs. Firebird vs. NCache

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.42
Rank#162  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#178  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.firebirdsql.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcubrid.org/­manualswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationFirebird FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release201420082000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2005
Current release11.0, January 20214.0.2, August 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaC and C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresPSQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLCubridFirebirdNCache
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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