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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Altibase vs. NCache vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.99
Rank#153  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaltibase.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAltibaseAlachisoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release1971199920041984
Current release7.1, July 20175.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
WindowsHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI SQL-92SQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalstored procedures and stored functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AltibaseNCacheOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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