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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.01
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsAlachisoft
Initial release20122005
Current release0.21.0, April 20215.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Apache DruidNCache
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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