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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NCache vs. Prometheus vs. Rockset

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 storeOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheprometheus.iorockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsprometheus.io/­docsdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperSoftware AGAlachisoftRockset
Initial release1971200420152019
Current release5.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NETGoC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlydynamic typing
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cachenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
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
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistayesShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, with selectable consistency levelyes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingnono
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.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)noAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NCachePrometheusRockset
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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