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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. DolphinDB vs. JanusGraph vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#242  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#80  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.dolphindb.comjanusgraph.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.janusgraph.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDolphinDB, IncLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusRocket Software
Initial release19712014201820171985
Current release0.5.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesoptional
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyesyes
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioningyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneyesyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAdministrators, Users, GroupsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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