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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kinetica vs. NCache vs. OpenQM

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.58
Rank#223  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.kinetica.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperKineticaAlachisoftMartin Phillips
Initial release2013201220051993
Current release7.1, August 20215.2, April 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-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
Supported programming languagesGoC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual 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 datayesnooptimistic 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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
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BoltDBKineticaNCacheOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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News

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10 June 2022

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3 June 2022

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