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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. NCache vs. TimesTen

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperKineticaAlachisoftOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201220051998
Current release6.05.0, May 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRPL/SQL
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
KineticaNCacheTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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