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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. NCache vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#154  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlachisoftStardog-Union
Initial release201420052010
Current release5.0, May 20197.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#, .NET, .NET CoreJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLNCacheStardog
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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