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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. NCache vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA multi-model DBMS and application serverNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.66
Rank#103  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#162  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectInterSystemsAlachisoftFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20121997200520131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192017.2, October 20175.0, May 20196.11.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC#, .NET, .NET CoreC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternoyes
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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyes infoNotificationsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneyesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicInterSystems CachéNCacheRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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