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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Ehcache vs. GraphDB vs. Ignite

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.14
Rank#143  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.ehcache.orggraphdb.ontotext.comignite.apache.org
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.ehcache.org/­documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGOntotextApache Software Foundation
Initial release19712017200920002015
Current release3.8.0, July 20198.8, January 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes, 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 GatewaynonoSPARQL is used as query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JCacheGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnonoJava Server Pluginyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infoby using Terracotta ServernoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMaster-master replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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)noyesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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