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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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.Analytics Platform for Big DataHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.splunk.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftAlachisoftSplunk Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release19712016200520032000
Current release5.0, May 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes
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.nononoyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
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.no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsSQL-like query language and DML statements
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 RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
PHP
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalTransact SQLno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyesyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding, horizontal partitioningyesShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
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.noyesnoyes
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)Access rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Microsoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNCacheSplunkXAP
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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