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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 engineElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGCambridge SemanticsMicrosoftMicrosoftHibernating Rhinos
Initial release19712018201020162010
Current release2.3, January 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux.NEThostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.noyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
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 APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions and aggregatesyesTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusteryesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infonot needed in graphsnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AnzoGraph DBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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