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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. NCache

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.87
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release20152005
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.65.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
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.
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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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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