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DBMS > Dragonfly vs. NCache vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. NCache vs. SQLite

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 StoreWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#266  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score114.32
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsAlachisoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release202320052000
Current release1.0, March 20235.3.3, April 20243.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
server-less
Data schemescheme-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
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 Counteryes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
DragonflyNCacheSQLite
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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