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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. NCache vs. TDSQL for MySQL

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA high-performance distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#362  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.54
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb#m_developer
DeveloperRackspaceMicrosoftAlachisoftTencent
Initial release2013198920052013
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemepredefined schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Users with fine-grained authorization concept
More information provided by the system vendor
BluefloodMicrosoft SQL ServerNCacheTDSQL for MySQL
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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