DB-EngineseXtremeDB high availability featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. SingleStore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#164  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score6.04
Rank#63  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSpotifyAlachisoftSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014201320052013
Current release2.0.2, November 20205.0, May 20197.1.10, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageJavaGoC#, .NET, .NET CoreC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringspartial 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAuthentication 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
HeroicInfluxDBNCacheSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
» more
News

Tracking CS:GO Stats with InfluxDB
24 November 2020

InfluxDB Cloud is on AWS US East
23 November 2020

Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS 2.0.2
19 November 2020

Event Highlights: InfluxDays North America 2020 Virtual Experience
18 November 2020

Achieve Better Observability into AWS Services with the AWS CloudWatch Monitoring Template
17 November 2020

NCache 5.0 SP4 Released
12 November 2020

5 Steps to Migrate Seamlessly from AppFabric to NCache
2 November 2020

7 Reasons to Migrate from AppFabric to NCache Today
19 October 2020

Manage NCache Using Commands and GUI
13 October 2020

Need for Speed with Compression and Compact Serialization
7 October 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HeroicInfluxDBNCacheSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease
7 September 2016, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

InfluxData Advances Possibilities of Time Series Data With General Availability of InfluxDB 2.0
10 November 2020, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData Announces Winners of Inaugural Community Awards – Recognizing Incredible Contributions to Its Open Source Projects
13 November 2020, Business Wire

Reasons to switch to the InfluxDB time-series database, explored
25 August 2020, TechHQ

What's the point: .NET, C#, F#, Elastic, Haskell, InfluxDB, K10, and Python (sorta)
13 November 2020, DevClass

Time Series Databases Software Market By Top Key Players: InfluxData, Trendalyze, Amazon Timestream, DataStax, Prometheus, QuasarDB, Warp 10, InfluxDB
19 November 2020, ICOTodayMagazine

provided by Google News

Custom Response Caching Using NCache in ASP.NET Core
22 April 2020, InfoQ.com

How to use NCache in ASP.Net Core
25 February 2019, InfoWorld

NCache Distributed Cache for .NET Gets Open Sourced
28 January 2015, Visual Studio Magazine

Basic NCache is Now Open Source
10 March 2015, InfoQ.com

Velocity: Microsoft's Distributed In-Memory Cache
4 June 2008, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

MemSQL Changes Name to SingleStore
27 October 2020, Business Wire

MemSQL Re-Brands to SingleStore to Reflect New Product Vision
29 October 2020, Solutions Review

Sponsored post: Business innovation requires underlying systems that offer speed, efficiency and agility
3 November 2020, TechCrunch

news digest: MemSQL rebrands as SingleStore, .NET for Apache Spark 1.0, and Intel acquires SigOpt - SD Times
30 October 2020, SDTimes.com

SingleStore Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500™
19 November 2020, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Wilmington, DE

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Newark, DE

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, West Chester, PA

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Inside Sales & Biz Dev
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Director of Enterprise Sales
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Enterprise Software Sales Executive
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Technical Project Manager
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Regional Sales Director
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Software Engineer, University Graduate
SingleStore, San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer, Intern (Summer 2021)
SingleStore, San Francisco, CA

Support Engineer. 2nd Shift
SingleStore, Oregon

Community Manager
SingleStore, California

Product Manager, Ecosystem
SingleStore, Seattle, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here