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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft Access vs. NCache vs. SAP HANA

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)NCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score52.08
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score121.92
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score53.29
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.filemaker.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoftAlachisoftSAP
Initial release19791983199220052010
Current releaseV11.5, November 201718, May 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20195.0, May 20192.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyespartial 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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia pluginsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHPC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonenoneyesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yes
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEFileMakerMicrosoft AccessNCacheSAP HANA
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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