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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. IRONdb vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.19
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonCirconus LLC.Alachisoft
Initial release1971201520172005
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20185.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramspartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes, in Luano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon AuroraIRONdbNCache
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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