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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. NCache vs. Teradata Aster

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StorePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.AlachisoftTeradata
Initial release200720052005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial 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.yesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRR packages
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes, with selectable consistency levelyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GridGainNCacheTeradata Aster
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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