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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. NCache

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-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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Score0.49
Rank#261  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score0.96
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsAlachisoft
Initial release20232005
Current release1.0, March 20235.3.3, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemescheme-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arrayspartial 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
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 systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryes
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 controlPassword-based authenticationAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
DragonflyNCache
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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