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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. IRONdb vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. IRONdb vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 dataA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldruid.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation and contributorsCirconus LLC.RocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712012201720192011
Current release0.21.0, April 2021V0.10.20, January 20184.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
LinuxhostedWindows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsdynamic typingyes 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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL for queryingSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)Read-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
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
HTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes, in Luanono
Triggersnonononono
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-basedAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 systemnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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