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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. NCache vs. Rockset

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.29
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.43
Rank#175  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Score1.07
Rank#203  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherockset.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsrockset.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleAlachisoftRockset
Initial release200820052019
Current release5.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details herepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Google Cloud DatastoreNCacheRockset
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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