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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Derby vs. NCache vs. Rockset

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open source in-memory key-value storeA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.31
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmldb.apache.org/­derbywww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherockset.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationAlachisoftRockset
Initial release1971199720042019
Current release10.15.1.3, March 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC#, C++, .NETC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMWindowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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.noyesnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCLINQ
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Stored Proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneyesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBNCacheRockset
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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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 for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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