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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-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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Score5.96
Rank#63  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#181  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release19972005
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20235.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBCIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBNCache
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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