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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Lovefield vs. NCache

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.31
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.32
Rank#290  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#196  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxGoogleAlachisoft
Initial release201120142005
Current release6.8, April 20202.1.12, February 20175.3.3, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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