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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Kinetica vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document 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
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.kinetica.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGDataStaxKineticaAlachisoft
Initial release1971201120122005
Current release6.8, April 20206.05.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-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
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnooptimistic 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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Datastax EnterpriseKineticaNCache
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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