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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. NSDb vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. NSDb vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score51.05
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachensdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comnsdb.io/­Architecturehelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperInterSystemsSAP, SybaseApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19972017198720141987
Current release2018.1.4, May 202016.03.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaC and C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
Java
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava and Transact-SQLnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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