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System Properties Comparison NCache vs. Neo4j vs. Sadas Engine

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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, ACID-compliant graph database designed with a high-performance distributed cluster architecture, available in self-hosted and cloud offeringsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score57.87
Rank#19  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheneo4j.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsneo4j.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAlachisoftNeo4j, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release200520072006
Current release5.2, April 20214.3.6, October 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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NCache Cloud: NCache Cloud is available in Azure and AWS Marketplaces as a Service. This means you can now obtain it instantaneously with a few mouse clicks, and seamlessly scale your cache deployment without any down time.Neo4j Aura: Neo4j’s fully managed cloud service: The zero-admin, always-on graph database for cloud developers.
Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.noyes
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsno
Triggersyes infoNotificationsyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes using Neo4j Fabrichorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
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 controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Users, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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NCacheNeo4jSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Neo4j delivers graph technology that has been battle tested for performance and scale...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Neo4j is the market leader, graph database category creator, and the most widely...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Over 800 commercial customers and over 4300 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than 140 million...
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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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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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