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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 high performance open source SQL database for time series dataKey-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 DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.46
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldruid.apache.orgquestdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation and contributorsQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971201220142011
Current release0.21.0, April 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL for queryingSQL-like query languageno
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 REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonono
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-basedhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writesno
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.nonoyes infothrough memory mapped files
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 systemno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache DruidQuestDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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