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DBMS > Adabas vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. OpenQM

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 virtualizationDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#303  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#14  RDF stores
Score0.43
Rank#251  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGCambridge SemanticsIBMMartin Phillips
Initial release1971201820171993
Current release2.3, January 20212.03.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
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
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions and aggregatesyesyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterActive-active shard replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infonot needed in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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