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System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. NCache vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score100.93
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#178  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score3.09
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarywww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
AlachisoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199520051993
Current release10.9.4, November 20225.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen 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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SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.NCache Cloud: NCache Cloud is available in Azure and AWS Marketplaces as a Service. This means you can now obtain it instantaneously with a few mouse clicks, and seamlessly scale your cache deployment without any down time.
Implementation languageC and C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication 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
MariaDBNCacheSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Market 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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