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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. NCache vs. Quasardb vs. TimesTen vs. VelocityDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.NCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.quasardb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdoc.quasardb.netdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1velocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperArangoDB Inc.AlachisoftquasardbOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005VelocityDB Inc
Initial release20122005200919982011
Current release3.6, January 20205.0, May 20193.1, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)7.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashpartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoPL/SQLno
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0yesSharding infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factoryes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyeswith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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ArangoDBNCacheQuasardbTimesTenVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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