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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. SQLite

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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
Score26.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#196  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAlachisoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201320052000
Current release2.7.5, January 20245.3, September 20223.45.2  (12 March 2024), March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
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
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringspartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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
InfluxDBNCacheSQLite
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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