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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Impala vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Impala vs. Sphinx

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 dataAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score18.93
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldruid.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation and contributorsClouderaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1971201220132001
Current release0.21.0, April 20213.4.0, April 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnononono
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-basedShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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