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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. OrigoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.61
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#43  Document stores
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orggeode.apache.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docsorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Robert Friberg et al
Initial release1971201420022009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release1.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
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 language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights per client and object definableRole based authorization

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