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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 scalabilityOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.83
Rank#161  Overall
#22  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#148  Overall
#23  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 release20182004
Current release2018.1.1, February 20185.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 (OQL) for searching the cache
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
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 nodesMaster-slave 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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic 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 controlyesauthentification 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 for the last 10 years....
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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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 for the last 10 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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