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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. ArangoDB vs. CrateDB vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.65
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.arangodb.comcrate.iostssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecrate.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGArangoDB Inc.CrateSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971201220132011
Current release3.6, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VMWindows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesrights management via user accountsno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"ArangoDBCrateDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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The CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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