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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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Score0.83
Rank#188  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachespark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperAlachisoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release20052014
Current release5.2, April 20213.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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NCacheSpark SQL
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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