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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Memcached vs. NCache vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.86
Rank#187  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.memcached.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008200320052001
Current release11.0, January 20211.6.9, November 20205.2, April 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnopartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterno
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
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 integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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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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