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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. TigerGraph vs. Vertica

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#209  Overall
#31  Document stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#153  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release1971201420172005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
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 (GSQL)yes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
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 FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLTigerGraphVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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