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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 DBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityEmbeddable 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
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series 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.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrockset.com
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.Circonus LLC.GoogleRockset
Initial release19712004201720142019
Current release7.2.0, October 2021V0.10.20, January 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-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 dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesdynamic 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 possiblenonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-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
HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes, in Luanono
TriggersnoyesnoUsing 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 FederationAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDno
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.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 authenticationnonoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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