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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. NCache

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCloud-based data warehousing serviceOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.33
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBMAlachisoft
Initial release201220142005
Current release1.20.2, August 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsPL/SQL, SQL PLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBNCache
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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