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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. NCache vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.82
Rank#107  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.81
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score4.56
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.timescale.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAmazonAlachisoftTimescale
Initial release201720052017
Current release5.2, April 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon NeptuneNCacheTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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