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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. HBase vs. NCache vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
RDF store
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Score0.34
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score51.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score6.69
Rank#51  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlhbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmhbase.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20162008200520012018
Current release2.2.0, June 20195.0, May 20193.1.1, October 20181.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET CoreC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROpartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternoyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoNotificationsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)optimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)noRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBHBaseNCacheSphinxTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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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