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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Druid vs. MaxDB vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Druid vs. MaxDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score4.15
Rank#72  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgdruid.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMetamarkets Group and contributorsSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release19712014201219842017
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
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 support via Apache Calcite adapteryesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonoyesyes
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nono infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLDruidMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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