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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Hive vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Hive vs. LeanXcale

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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 Storagedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#280  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldrill.apache.orghive.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookLeanXcale
Initial release1971201220122015
Current release1.19.0, June 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache Derby
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
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
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 sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache DrillHiveLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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