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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NuoDB vs. Quasardb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.98
Rank#67  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.nuodb.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperSoftware AGNuoDB, Inc.quasardb
Initial release197120132009
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistadata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NuoDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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22 August 2019

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29 July 2019

Scale Out with NuoDB Community Edition (Tech Blog)
28 July 2019

Why Are Distributed Databases Perfect for Financial Services? (Corporate Blog)
11 July 2019

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