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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. GeoSpock vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseJavaScript DBMS librarySpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.94
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.aerospike.comalasql.orggeospock.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAerospikeAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGeoSpock
Initial release1971201220142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20202.0, September 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJava, JavascriptC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesnotemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infowith Luanonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operationsyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlaSQLGeoSpockPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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