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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. GraphDB vs. Realm

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score61.37
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.13
Rank#141  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgraphdb.ontotext.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonOntotextRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1971201220002014
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSPARQL is used as query languageno
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 APIGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava Server Pluginno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon DynamoDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRealm
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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