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DBMS > H2 vs. NCache vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. NCache vs. TypeDB

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreTypeDB provides developers with an expressive, customizable type system to manage their data using an award-winning query language, TypeQL, while building on a high-performance, distributed architecture.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the graph database model.
Object oriented DBMS infoThe data model of TypeDB comprises object-oriented features such as class inheritance and interfaces.
Relational DBMS infoThe type-theoretic data model of TypeDB subsumes the relational database model.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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Score8.33
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score0.70
Rank#230  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#8  Object oriented DBMS
#106  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachetypedb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docstypedb.com/­docs
DeveloperThomas MuellerAlachisoftVaticle
Initial release200520052016
Current release2.2.220, July 20235.3.3, April 20242.28.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (IDE)
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
All JVM based languages
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesno
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, with selectable consistency levelSynchronous replication via raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
H2NCacheTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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TypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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TypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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Apache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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