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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NCache vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NCache vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftAlachisoftSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201020052006
Current releaseV125.2, April 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
AIX
Linux
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-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
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNCacheSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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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 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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