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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Phoenix vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Phoenix vs. TerminusDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.63
Rank#85  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.42
Rank#101  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlphoenix.apache.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release197120142018
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201910.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyRole-based access control

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