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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Memcached vs. NCache

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Memcached vs. NCache

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.memcached.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAlachisoft
Initial release201620032005
Current release1.6.15, March 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnopartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreMemcachedNCache
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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