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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. NCache

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
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
Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#173  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsAlachisoft
Initial release20182005
Current release2020.2, July 20205.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-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 SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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 integrityyesno
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 controlyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISNCache
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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NCache 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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