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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache IoTDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. Google BigQuery

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache IoTDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. Google BigQuery

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tables
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#240  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#117  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score55.69
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmliotdb.apache.orgwww.enterprisedb.comcloud.google.com/­bigquery
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationEnterpriseDBGoogle
Initial release1971201820052010
Current release14, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
Native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functions infoin JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying data
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache IoTDBEDB PostgresGoogle BigQuery
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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