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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score5.31
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlachisoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20051992
Current release5.2, April 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
NCacheSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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