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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NCache

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NCache

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.24
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score12.06
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#177  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperExasolMicrosoftAlachisoft
Initial release200020162005
Current release5.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyes
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 integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCache
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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9 February 2021, Business Wire

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17 February 2021, PRNewswire

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Custom Response Caching Using NCache in ASP.NET Core
22 April 2020, InfoQ.com

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NCache Distributed Cache for .NET Gets Open Sourced
28 January 2015, Visual Studio Magazine

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