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

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, 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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachensdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesAlachisoftSimer Plaha
Initial release1994200520172018
Current release4.4, October 20215.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen 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 languageCC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes: 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual 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 datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLNCacheNSDbSwayDB
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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