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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. Lovefield vs. Postgres-XL vs. Weaviate

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#102  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmljena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.postgres-xl.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release1971200020142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2017
Current release4.3.2, December 20212.1.12, February 201710 R1, October 20181.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptCGo
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infodistributed, parallel query executionGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Fuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoTDB TransactionsACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access control via Jena Securitynofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Apache Jena - TDBLovefieldPostgres-XLWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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