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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. ArangoDB vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value storeGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.arangodb.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0terminusdb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stableterminusdb.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperSoftware AGArangoDB Inc.STS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release19712012201120182017
Current release3.6, January 20201.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C#Prolog, RustC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
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 APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJavaScriptnoyesyes
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infosince version 2.0noneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factornoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnonoyes
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
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)yesnoRole-based access controlRole-based access control
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"ArangoDBSTSdbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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