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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. Lovefield vs. NCache vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. Lovefield vs. NCache vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#102  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmljena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsGoogleAlachisoft
Initial release19712000201420052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release4.3.2, December 20212.1.12, February 20175.2, April 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Fuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaJavaScript.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerUsing read-only observersyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenoneyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoTDB TransactionsACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access control via Jena SecuritynoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache Jena - TDBLovefieldNCachePostgres-XL
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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