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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#167  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.alachisoft.com/­ncachepouchdb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcubrid.org/­manualswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docspouchdb.com/­guidessphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationAlachisoftApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20142008200520122001
Current release11.0, January 20215.2, April 20217.1.1, June 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternono
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 indexesnoyesyesyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.noSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
JavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyes infoNotificationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes 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-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nono
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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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