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

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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachensdb.iorocksdb.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecturegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlachisoftFacebook, Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2005201720132018
Current release5.2, April 20217.1.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen 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, ScalaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes: int, bigint, decimal, stringnono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
C++
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnonono
Triggersyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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 lockingnoyesAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nono
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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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