DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Cubrid vs. Greenplum vs. NCache vs. Sphinx

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

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  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 OLTPAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#167  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score12.51
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
greenplum.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcubrid.org/­manualsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationPivotal Software Inc.AlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20142008200520052001
Current release11.0, January 20216.7.1, April 20205.2, April 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
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++, JavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyespartial 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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2no
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.yesyesSQL-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
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.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 Proceduresyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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-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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLCubridGreenplumNCacheSphinx
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
» more
Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
» more
Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
» more
Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
» more
Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
» more
News

Pub/Sub with NCache
30 September 2022

NCache 5.3 SP1 Released
14 September 2022

Quickstart: NCache Python Client
20 June 2022

Scaling Full Text Indexing Using NCache Distributed Lucene
10 June 2022

Session Storage in ASP.NET Core Using NCache
3 June 2022

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLCubridGreenplumNCacheSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

HarperDB - How and Why We Built It From The Ground Up on NodeJS
28 February 2021, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

14 hot products from VMware Explore 2022 - Software
5 September 2022, CRN Australia

Greenplum 6 ventures outside the analytic box | ZDNET
19 March 2019, ZDNet

Capitalizing on Analytics and AI at Dell Technologies
8 April 2021, CIO

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

Has the time finally come for PostgreSQL?
20 April 2018, ZDNet

provided by Google News

How to use NCache in ASP.Net Core
25 February 2019, InfoWorld

Custom Response Caching Using NCache in ASP.NET Core
22 April 2020, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Database Engineer
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Data Engineer (100% Onsite)
Serve Professionals, Salt Lake City, UT

Data Warehouse Developer with Linux and Oracle PL/SQL
Vision, Baltimore, MD

Inside Sales & Biz Dev
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Strategic Partner Manager
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Inside Sales & Biz Dev (Enterprise Software)
Diyatech Corp., Dallas, TX

Technical Writer
Diyatech Corp., Dallas, TX

Client Services Engineer
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

UI Developer
Blutium, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here