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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NCache vs. Redis

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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 storeIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score151.42
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheredis.io
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAlachisoftSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release197120042009
Current release5.0, May 20195.0.7, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#, C++, .NETC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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 infowith RediSearch module
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 protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRLua
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistayesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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)Simple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NCacheRedis
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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