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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Kdb+ vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 AmazonHigh performance Time Series DBMSNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score7.43
Rank#51  Overall
#2  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/­aurorakx.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcode.kx.comwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcAlachisoft
Initial release197120152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032005
Current release3.6, May 20185.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageqC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial 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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (q)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 API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
IDistributedCache
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
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsAuthentication 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 AuroraKdb+NCache
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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