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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Faircom DB vs. NCache

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Faircom DB vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.63
Rank#108  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#188  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonFairCom CorporationAlachisoft
Initial release1971201719792005
Current releaseV12, November 20205.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structurespartial 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-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
RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes, 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon NeptuneFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACENCache
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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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-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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