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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. eXtremeDB vs. NCache vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#209  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.mcobject.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationMcObjectAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20082001200520012011
Current release11.0, January 20218.2, 20215.2, April 20213.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC and C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.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
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning / shardingyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes, with selectable consistency levelnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nono
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CubrideXtremeDBNCacheSphinxSTSdb
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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