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System Properties Comparison NCache vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb

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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source in-memory key-value storeDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
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Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAlachisoftBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SC
Initial release200420092011
Current release5.0, May 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NETErlangC#
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cachenono
APIs and other access methodsLINQ
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
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
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infoNotificationsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingnono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nono
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NCacheRiak KVSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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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 for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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