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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Axibase vs. FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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 visualizationOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.24
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#262  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#169  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#83  Relational DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationFoundationDB
Initial release1971201320132013
Current release155856.2.11, November 20192.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language
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
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nosimple rights management via user accounts
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