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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. RocksDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score3.41
Rank#86  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlachisoftFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320052013
Current release2.7.6, April 20245.3.3, April 20249.2.1, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringspartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
C++ API
Java API
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingyes
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.yes 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)no
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBNCacheRocksDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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