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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. InfluxDB vs. NCache

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.98
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release201220132005
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.4, August 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringspartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageSQL-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
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual 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 datanonooptimistic 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 sourceyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcesimple rights management via user accountsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillInfluxDBNCache
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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