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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.96
Rank#195  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperAlachisoftOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release20052009
Current release5.3.3, April 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterno
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 indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRErlang
Triggersyes infoNotificationsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yes, using Riak Security
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NCacheRiak KV
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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Recent citations in the news

How to use NCache in ASP.Net Core
25 February 2019, InfoWorld

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