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DBMS > Adabas vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. Graph Engine vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. Graph Engine vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#267  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score1.34
Rank#147  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.graphengine.iogriddb.netazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.griddb.netdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperSoftware AGCambridge SemanticsMicrosoftToshiba CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release19712018201020132016
Current release2.3, January 20214.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux.NETLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.noSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions and aggregatesyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infonot needed in graphsnonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AnzoGraph DBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityGridDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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