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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. NCache

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Alachisoft
Initial release20142005
Current release5.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial 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 indexesyesyes
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 methodsRESTful HTTP APIIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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FaunaNCache
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersShiftX
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Bank 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 modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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