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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument 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
Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#154  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmldrill.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release197120122005
Current release1.17.0, December 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-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
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyes 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 Replicatoryes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data sourceAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache DrillNCache
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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