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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value 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
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlallegrograph.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrockset.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.rockset.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGFranz Inc.GoogleRocksetTerark
Initial release19712004201420192016
Current release7.2.0, October 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typingno
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
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 RESTC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispnonono
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistawith FederationnoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyesnone
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 configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
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 authenticationnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno
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