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DBMS > Graphite vs. H2GIS vs. NCache vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. H2GIS vs. NCache vs. PostgreSQL

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperSpatial extension of H2Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#328  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#187  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score608.21
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.h2gis.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperChris DavisCNRSAlachisoftPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2006201320051989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release5.2, April 202114.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyespartial 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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2yes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2Authentication 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 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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