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NameNCache  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source in-memory key-value storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.93
Rank#148  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score2.01
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperAlachisoftOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20041998
Current release5.0, May 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsWindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsLINQ
Proprietary protocol
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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NCacheTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years....
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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