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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.NCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#160  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#157  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#223  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.foundationdb.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherockset.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperSoftware AGFoundationDBAlachisoftRockset
Initial release1971201320052019
Current release6.2.11, November 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingpartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counterdynamic 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaysupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Read-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
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalin SQL-layer onlyno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingyesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyes, with selectable consistency levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAuthentication 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"FoundationDBNCacheRockset
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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