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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. GeoMesa vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.geomesa.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGCCRi and othersGoogleMonetDB BV
Initial release19712019201420142004
Current release3.2.0, April 20212.1.12, February 2017Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
JavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnononoyes, in SQL, C, R
TriggersnononoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonedepending on storage layernoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasdepending on storage layernonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layer
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsnoACIDACID
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.nodepending on storage layeryes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon DocumentDBGeoMesaLovefieldMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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