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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. JanusGraph vs. JSqlDb vs. XAP

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#47  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#164  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgjanusgraph.orgjsqldb.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusKonrad von BackstromGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release19712014201720182000
Current release0.5.0, March 20200.8, December 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoSQL-like query language and DML statements
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 API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptClojure
Java
Python
JavaScript.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesfunctions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)noneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneyesnoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics enginenoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infousing RocksDByes
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)noUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control

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