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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. MongoDB vs. NCache

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score469.97
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.92
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.mongodb.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperKineticaMongoDB, IncAlachisoft
Initial release201220092005
Current release6.04.4.5, April 20215.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC, C++C++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialpartial 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-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
proprietary protocol using JSONIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScriptno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users and rolesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
KineticaMongoDBNCache
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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