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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AllegroGraph vs. Brytlyt vs. Cassandra vs. Titan

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.58
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.31
Rank#147  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score113.63
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlallegrograph.comwww.brytlyt.comcassandra.apache.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.BrytlytApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release19712004201620082012
Current release7.0.0, April 20200.9, October 20163.11.10 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAJavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nono infobulk load of XML files possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyes
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistawith FederationSharding infono "single point of failure"yes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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