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NCache System Properties

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NameNCache
DescriptionOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store
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Score0.82
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAlachisoft
Initial release2004
Current release4.9, February 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsWindows
Data schemeschema-free
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cache
APIs and other access methodsLINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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NCache
Specific characteristics

NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.
NCahce specific characteristics include extremely fast caching, Linear scalability, Self-healing dynamic cluster, Sync/Async Intelligent replication, WAN replication with Bridge and Powerful admin tools.

Competitive advantages

Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching, Entity Framework Cache and ASP.NET Sessions caching

  • Synchronizes your cache with your database automatically. 
  • Multiple ways for you to search for objects in the distributed cache instead of only relying on keys. 
  • Read-through and Write-through mechanism that enables the cache to read and write data directly to your data source and database.
  • Powerful runtime data sharing and messaging platform that is extremely fast, scalable, and real-time.
  • NCache provides an extremely fast object serialization mechanism called dynamic compact serialization that requires no code change on your part to use.
Typical application scenarios

NCache enables industries and users including users doing:  Fraud Detection, Retail Stores, Financial Institutions, Banking Sector and  IoT. 

Study more case studies here: http://www.alachisoft.com/resources/case-studies.html

Key customers

Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM, Inflection,Thomson Reuters, Virgin Atlantic, Humana, Sanlam and many more..

Market metrics

Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.

Licensing and pricing models


The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards in a cluster. Ncache Enterprise is available for free trial. You can purchase premium support for NCache community edition and 90% Features are now available in NCache Open Source. 

News

Fixing Four ASP.NET Performance Bottlenecks
28 May 2018

How to Optimize ASP.NET Core Performance with Distributed Cache?
23 February 2018

Advantages of Migrating to NCache from AppFabric
21 February 2017

Pub/Sub Design Pattern in .NET Distributed Cache
16 August 2016

How to Use Locking in a Distributed Cache for Data Consistency?
27 April 2016

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Recent citations in the news

In-Memory Key-Value Databases: NCache (Initial Evaluation)
31 October 2018, GameDev.net (press release) (blog)

Microsoft Build Partner Showcase
7 May 2018, SDTimes.com

NCache Distributed Cache for .NET Gets Open Sourced
28 January 2015, Visual Studio Magazine

Basic NCache is Now Open Source
10 March 2015, InfoQ.com

NCache: A Distributed Cache for the .NET Platform Available Today
11 June 2008, InfoQ.com

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