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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. NCache vs. Stardog vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen source in-memory key-value storeEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.stardog.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.stardog.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlachisoftStardog-UnionApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014200420102014
Current release5.0, May 20196.2.3, July 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#, C++, .NETJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)WindowsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APILINQ
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLNCacheStardogTrafodion
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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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 for the last 13 years.
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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 modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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