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DBMS > NCache vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison NCache vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.98
Rank#196  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAlachisoftMireoTeradata
Initial release200520202005
Current release5.3.3, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.nonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.A subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoR packages
Triggersyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesFixed-grid hypercubesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelReal-time block device replication (DRBD)yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
NCacheSpaceTimeTeradata Aster
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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