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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. NCache vs. RDFox

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engine
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF 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
Score1.30
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#315  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#17  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oxfordsemantic.tech
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release201220052017
Current release1.20.2, August 20225.2, April 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial 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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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 sourceAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillNCacheRDFox
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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