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DBMS > Adabas vs. Aerospike vs. MongoDB vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Aerospike vs. MongoDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.85
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score477.66
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaerospike.comwww.mongodb.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manualpouchdb.com/­guides
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebook
DeveloperSoftware AGAerospikeMongoDB, IncApache Software Foundation
Initial release1971201220092012
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20226.0.0, July 20227.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageCC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
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
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operationsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and rolesno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMongoDBPouchDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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