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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 virtualizationData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.89
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#264  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score19.24
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score34.75
Rank#26  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzaredis.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmredis.io/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGCambridge SemanticsIBMSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release19712018200020092014
Current release2.3, January 20216.2.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hosted
Data schemeyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yesnoyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
Python
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions and aggregatesyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersnononono infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoKerberos/HDFS data loadingyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infonot needed in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AnzoGraph DBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMRedisSnowflake
Specific characteristicsRedis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesRedis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosRedis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersVerizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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