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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. NCache vs. SQream DB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Storea GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.43
Rank#175  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Score0.85
Rank#223  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachesqream.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperElasticAlachisoftSQream Technologies
Initial release201020052017
Current release8.6, January 20235.3, September 20222022.1.6, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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ElasticsearchNCacheSQream DB
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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