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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 StorageIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRiak 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
Key-value storeTime 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
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
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.orgwww.memcached.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalBasho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release19712012200320152020
Current release1.19.0, June 20211.6.9, November 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonoSQL-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
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C 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 functionsnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnononoyes 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 Replicatornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data sourceyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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