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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NuoDB vs. RavenDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 transactionsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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
Score5.11
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.nuodb.comravendb.net
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGNuoDB, Inc.Hibernating Rhinos
Initial release197120132010
Current release4.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
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
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NuoDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Scale Out with NuoDB Community Edition (Tech Blog)
28 July 2019

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

How Distributed SQL Powers Your Enterprise Digital Transformation (Corporate Blog)
28 June 2019

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