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System Properties Comparison NCache vs. Netezza vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score19.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzansdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAlachisoftIBMSimer Plaha
Initial release2005200020172018
Current release5.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyesnono
Triggersyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptno
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NCacheNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMNSDbSwayDB
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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News

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19 April 2022

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16 December 2021

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7 December 2021

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6 December 2021

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Custom Response Caching Using NCache in ASP.NET Core
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