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GigaSpaces vs. NCache

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Description In Memory Compute and Data Grid Open source in-memory key-value store
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Memory minimum 10 MB 50 MB
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Website gigaspaces.​com alachisoft.​com
Database model
Query language
Transactions Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes Yes
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Standard compliance Yes Yes
Sharding Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Integrity model
Software distribution
Full text search Yes No
Preference (71% global votes) (100% global votes)
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Release Date January 2002 ?
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes No
Lines of code 1 000 k 100 k
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Value size max. 100 GB 2 GB
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes No
Distributed Counter Yes No
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Creation Date January 2000 2005
Community Driven Good Good
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Web interface Yes Yes
Widgets Dashboard Good Good
API Good Good
2 Letter Country Code US ?
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support Yes No
Embeddable Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes No
Locking model
Data storage
Replication mode
Native driver
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Data types
Function Based Index Yes No
Key length max 9 999 999 1 000 000
Geographic Replication Yes Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (50% global votes) (100% global votes)
Download www.​gigaspaces.​com/​xap-download alachisoft.​com/​download-ncache.​html
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★★
In-Place Update Yes ?
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Capped Collections No No
Tuneable write concerns Yes Yes
Event Driven Architecture Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Op/s 1 000 000 ?
Maven support Yes No
Triggers Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Cloud-enabled Yes Yes
Cross Domain Testing Yes ?
Licenses model
Pipeline Aggregation Yes Yes
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Predictive Analytics Yes ?
Geospatial Yes No
Text Analytics Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes No
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Max rows in query result 99 999 999 1 000 000
ORM Join Support Yes No
Re-Reduce Yes No
Clustering over WAN Yes Yes
Maintenance Cost ?
Fully Distributed Yes Yes
Stored Procedure Yes Yes
Second Level Caching Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes ?
Auto-Sharding Yes Yes
Delta read Yes ?
Delta Update Yes ?
Aggregators Yes Yes
Near cache Yes Yes
Continuous query Yes Yes
HTTP Session replication Yes Yes
LDAP Integration Yes Yes
In business since January 2000 2005
Number of systems in production 10 000 ?
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition Yes Yes
Distributed code Deployment Yes Yes
Dynamic code deployment Yes ?
DB Delta Server Yes ?
Rolling Upgrade Yes Yes
Dynamic index Yes Yes
Data Grid interceptors Yes Yes
Replication interceptors Yes Yes
Kafka Integration Yes No
Drools Integration Yes ?
Storm Integration Yes No
Websphere Dyna Cache Integration Yes ?
Offheap Memory Yes No
In-Memory File System Yes ?
CEP Streaming Yes No
SQL Queries Yes Yes
Atomic Persistence Yes ?
User and Group role based security model Yes ?
Before and after Data Grid interceptor for every operation Yes ?
Minimum Java version 1.6 ?
memcached protocol Yes Yes
JSR 107 Compliance Yes Yes
Monitoring UI Yes Yes
CLI` Yes Yes
Parallel WAN Gateway Yes ?
Active-Active WAN Yes Yes
Web Page Caching Yes Yes
Monitoring and Management
Central Flash Storage support Yes ?
Local Flash Storage support Yes ?
In Memory Data Grid
Hadoop Integration Yes No
Apache Spark Integration Yes No
Compute Grid Yes Yes
Multilingual content ? Yes
Data encryption ? Yes
Partial Index ? Yes
Level of access authorization ?
Read preferences ? Yes
Server side custom code ? Yes
API Test Control ? Yes
Corruption Resistant ? No
Does your mom understand it ? No
command-line console ? Yes
Web Page Fragment Caching ? Yes
Does your boss understand it? ? Yes
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