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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. HyperSQL vs. NCache

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.65
Rank#67  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#154  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlhsqldb.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAlachisoft
Initial release197120012005
Current release2.5.2, June 20205.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-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
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBNCache
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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7 October 2020

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