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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. NCache vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBAlachisoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520051992
Current releaseV13, October 20205.2, April 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresNCacheSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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