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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. NCache vs. TimesTen

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesOpen source in-memory key-value storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.AlachisoftOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200220041998
Current release1.1, February 20175.0, May 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredWindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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