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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NCache vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. ToroDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#299  Overall
#40  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAlachisoftSAP infoformerly Sybase8Kdata
Initial release1971200519922016
Current release5.0, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET CoreJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistayesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NCacheSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereToroDB
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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