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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Firebird vs. JaguarDB vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 cloudFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBasePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.40
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score25.01
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#372  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.datajaguar.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonFirebird FoundationDataJaguar, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release197120172000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20152011
Current release4.0.2, August 20222.9.4 September 20184.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
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
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoPSQLnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneShardingnone
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 replicasSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
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)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptrights management via user accountsno

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