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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Graph Engine

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Graph Engine

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  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 StorageA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engine
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
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
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldrill.apache.orgwww.graphengine.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release197120122010
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation language.NET and C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
.NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantno
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data source

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