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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.57
Rank#73  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperChris DavisAlachisoft
Initial release20062005
Current release5.3.3, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlypartial 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 indexesnoyes
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 methodsHTTP API
Sockets
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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GraphiteNCache
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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