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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. jBASE vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.aerospike.comfauna.comwww.jbase.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAerospikeFauna, Inc.ZumasysScyllaDB
Initial release19712012201419912015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20215.7Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCScalaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnooptionalyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
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
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsyesyes, Lua
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaunajBASEScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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