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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 platformHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendOpen 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
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#147  Overall
#71  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.htmlwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperSoftware AGIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.AlachisoftRockset
Initial release1971200520042019
Current release5.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageCC#, C++, .NETC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
Windowshosted
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesall 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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono 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 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 integritynononono
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-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"InfobrightNCacheRockset
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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