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DBMS > Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NCache

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NCache

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.72
Rank#126  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystemsAlachisoft
Initial release201620182005
Current release2020.2, July 20205.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphInterSystems IRISNCache
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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NCache 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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