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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. NCache vs. Stardog vs. YugabyteDB

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Wide column store
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Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.83
Rank#188  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.stardog.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.stardog.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperMicrosoftAlachisoftStardog-UnionYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20142014200520102017
Current release5.2, April 20217.3.0, May 20202.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptJavaScriptno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javayes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersyesJavaScriptyes infoNotificationsyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency in HA-ClusterStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
LokiJSMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBNCacheStardogYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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