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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Altibase vs. GraphDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaltibase.comgraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAltibaseOntotext
Initial release197119992000
Current release7.1, July 20178.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI SQL-92SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalstored procedures and stored functionsJava Server Plugin
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AltibaseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AltibaseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Conferences and events

Reasoning with Big Knowledge Graphs: Choices, Pitfalls and Proven Recipes
Webinar, 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CEST, 30 July 2020 (finished)

Hands-on with the JDBC Driver in GraphDB: Bridging relational queries to the graph world
Webinar, 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 5:00 PM CEST, 17 September 2020 (finished)

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