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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Axibase vs. Cassandra vs. GeoSpock vs. OrientDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#254  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score120.95
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.13
Rank#277  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecassandra.apache.orggeospock.comorientdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release1971201320082010
Current release155853.11.6, February 20202.0, September 20193.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutiontemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)ANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Automatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AxibaseCassandraGeoSpockOrientDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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