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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. NCache vs. OpenQM

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen source in-memory key-value storeQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.45
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.29
Rank#241  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftAlachisoftMartin Phillips
Initial release1971201620041993
Current release5.0, May 20193.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedWindowsAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheno
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
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding, horizontal partitioningyesyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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)yesauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Microsoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCacheOpenQM infoalso called QM
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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