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DBMS > Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. NCache vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. NCache vs. Splunk

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.64
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score88.52
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.splunk.com
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleMicrosoftAlachisoftSplunk Inc.
Initial release19712017201620052003
Current release5.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replicationyesyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Google Cloud FirestoreMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCacheSplunk
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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