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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 ServerNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch 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
Score9.64
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#160  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#283  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score88.52
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.quasardb.netwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdoc.quasardb.netdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftAlachisoftquasardbSplunk Inc.
Initial release19712016200520092003
Current release5.0, May 20193.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
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.SQL-like query languageno 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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding, horizontal partitioningyesSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integrationyes
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
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDno 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 persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailAccess rights for users and roles
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Microsoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCacheQuasardbSplunk
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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