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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. ArangoDB vs. Kdb+ vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSKey-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
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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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
Score5.27
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.arangodb.comkx.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecode.kx.com
DeveloperSoftware AGArangoDB Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSTS Soft SC
Initial release197120122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032011
Current release3.6, January 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++qC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language (q)no
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
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno 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)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
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.noyes
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"ArangoDBKdb+STSdb
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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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 9000 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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