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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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Score5.89
Rank#70  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.43
Rank#175  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGAlachisoft
Initial release20092005
Current release3.10.0, March 20225.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial 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 methodsJCacheIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serveryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual 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 datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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EhcacheNCache
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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