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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NCache vs. ObjectBox

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOpen source in-memory key-value storeExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheobjectbox.io
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperSoftware AGAlachisoftObjectBox Limited
Initial release197120042017
Current release5.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NETC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-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
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRno
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistayesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)authentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NCacheObjectBox
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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