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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.37
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score53.59
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachelucene.apache.org/­solrwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftAlachisoftApache Software FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release19712016200520062003
Current release5.0, May 20198.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial 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 CoreJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
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.Solr Parallel SQL Interfaceno 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
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJava pluginsyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding, horizontal partitioningyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyes, with selectable consistency levelyesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr; and streaming expressions to reduceyes
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
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingoptimistic lockingno 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 persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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)yesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yesAccess rights for users and roles
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Microsoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCacheSolrSplunk
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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