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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. ArangoDB vs. FatDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
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.A .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.High performance Time Series DBMSOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.45
Rank#78  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.arangodb.comkx.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecode.kx.com
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DeveloperSoftware AGArangoDB Inc.FatCloudKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release1971201220122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032009
Current release3.7.9, March 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C#q
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynono infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language (q)yes
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
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJavaScriptyes infovia applicationsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infovia applicationsyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infosince version 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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