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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AnzoGraph vs. Cassandra

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformGraph Analytics Database (OLAP) that is MPP and standards-basedWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write access
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#284  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#16  RDF stores
Score120.71
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.anzograph.comcassandra.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperSoftware AGCambridge SemanticsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release197120182008
Current release1904.0, April 20193.11.5, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
gRPC
JDBC
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infonot needed in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per object
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AnzoGraphCassandra
Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph® is a native, Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) distributed Graph OLAP...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesMost solutions in the graph database market are geared toward Online Transactional...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosDevelopers can use AnzoGraph to build and execute data warehouse-style BI analytics,...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersAnzograph has customers in biotech, pharma, financial services and other verticals.
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Apple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsPricing is based primarily on number of nodes needed to perform workload. AnzoGraph...
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