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DBMS > Adabas vs. AllegroGraph vs. CockroachDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AllegroGraph vs. CockroachDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
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 DBMSCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#156  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score6.93
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlallegrograph.comwww.cockroachlabs.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.Cockroach LabsGoogle
Initial release1971200420152014
Current release7.2, October 202121.1.2, June 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
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
JDBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnono
TriggersnoyesnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistawith Federationhorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infousing MemoryDB
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 authenticationRole-based access controlno
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Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.5K+ long-running clusters 1.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 6.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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