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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Cassandra vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Cassandra vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.46
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score114.00
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldruid.apache.orgcassandra.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971201220082011
Current release0.21.0, April 20214.0, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL for queryingSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonono
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)RBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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