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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. NCache vs. Solr vs. TinkerGraph vs. Virtuoso

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Spatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
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Score0.03
Rank#340  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.20
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score6.16
Rank#71  Overall
#13  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#39  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#9  Search engines
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachelucene.apache.org/­solrtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperCNRSAlachisoftApache Software FoundationOpenLink Software
Initial release20132005200620091998
Current release5.2, April 20219.0.0, May 20227.2.7, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-freeyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Solr Parallel SQL Interfacenoyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Groovy
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJava pluginsnoyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yes, with selectable consistency levelyesnoneChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reducenoyes
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
Eventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingoptimistic lockingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yesnoFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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H2GISNCacheSolrTinkerGraphVirtuoso
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Largest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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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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Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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