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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AllegroGraph vs. GigaSpaces vs. Lovefield vs. Rockset

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 DBMSHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlallegrograph.comwww.gigaspaces.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrockset.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleRockset
Initial release19712004200020142019
Current release7.2, October 202115.5, September 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesdynamic typing
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 possibleno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
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
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
JavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyesnono
Triggersnoyesyes, event driven architectureUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistawith FederationShardingnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes 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 controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AllegroGraphGigaSpacesLovefieldRockset
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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