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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Derby vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Derby vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#77  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldrill.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbyriak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationBasho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release19712012199720152020
Current release1.19.0, June 202110.15.2.0, March 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsJava Stored ProceduresJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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