DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. GridGain vs. NCache vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. GridGain vs. NCache vs. Oracle Rdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.99
Rank#153  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.gridgain.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGGridGain Systems, Inc.AlachisoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release1971200720041984
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes (replicated cache)yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingyes, on a single node
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Security Hooks for custom implementationsauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"GridGainNCacheOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
» more
Competitive advantagesNcache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
» more
Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
» more
Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
» more
Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
» more
News

NCache 5.0 SP2 Released
7 January 2020

Deploying NCache in Red Hat OpenShift
24 December 2019

Synchronize your Cache with SQL Server in NCache
13 November 2019

Implementing a Persistent Cache with NCache
31 October 2019

Scaling Real-Time ASP.NET Core SignalR Apps
23 October 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"GridGainNCacheOracle Rdb
Recent citations in the news

Credit Suisse Group Analysts Give Software (ETR:SOW) a €31.80 Price Target
18 January 2020, Riverton Roll

Software (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Earns Neutral Rating from DZ Bank
17 January 2020, Slater Sentinel

Warburg Research Reiterates €30.00 Price Target for Software (ETR:SOW)
15 January 2020, Riverton Roll

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give Software (ETR:SOW) a €30.00 Price Target
16 January 2020, Slater Sentinel

Software (ETR:SOW) Given a €35.50 Price Target at Barclays
14 January 2020, Slater Sentinel

provided by Google News

GridGain's Strong Market Momentum Continued in 2019
16 January 2020, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Systems Named to Deloitte 2019 Technology Fast 500™ for Second Consecutive Year
18 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

GridGain: Product Overview and Analysis
5 June 2019, eWeek

GridGain Systems Releases GridGain for z/OS, Expanding Its Market-Leading In-Memory Computing Solution to the Mainframe
7 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

GridGain In-Memory Computing Platform Continues Strong Momentum in First Half of 2019, Highlighted by a Doubling of Subscription Bookings
18 July 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

How to use NCache in ASP.Net Core
25 February 2019, InfoWorld

NCache Distributed Cache for .NET Gets Open Sourced
28 January 2015, Visual Studio Magazine

In-Memory Key-Value Databases: NCache (Initial Evaluation)
31 October 2018, GameDev.net

Basic NCache is Now Open Source
10 March 2015, InfoQ.com

Velocity: Microsoft's Distributed In-Memory Cache
4 June 2008, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Database Types from Hierarchical to Graph: An Industry Breakdown
30 May 2018, Dice Insights

New Eclipse Tools for OpenVMS and Oracle RDB Certified by eCube Systems to Work with NXTware Remote
12 November 2013, PR Web

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer II (ADABAS & Natural)
US House Of Representatives - CAO, Washington, DC

Applications Systems Analyst
Arizona Department of Public Safety, Phoenix, AZ

Mainframe Database Administrator - Journey (2019-12788) Lacey
State of Washington Employment Security Department, Lacey, WA

ADABAS Database Administrator
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Database Administrator IV - Supervisor
State of Vermont, Berlin, VT

Contracts Manager
GridGain, Foster City, CA

Inside Sales Representative
GridGain, Foster City, CA

Solution Architect - Data Services Middleware
Voya Financial, Windsor, CT

Senior Java Developer
Intercontinental Exchange, New York, NY

Sr. Manager Demand Generation
GridGain, Foster City, CA

Strategic Partner Manager
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Technical Project Manager
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Inside Sales & Biz Dev
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Regional Sales Director
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Enterprise Software Sales Executive
Alachisoft, Dallas, TX

Sr. Systems Analyst - Storage / Backup
Swagelok Company, Solon, OH

Senior Systems Analyst
Swagelok Company, Solon, OH

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Present your product here