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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Grakn vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 visualizationSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#187  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#219  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegeospock.comgrakn.aiwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationGeoSpockGrakn Labs
Initial release1971201320162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release155852.0, September 20191.8.0, June 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptJavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)noyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
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
JDBCconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnonouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoby using Cassandrahorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID infoMVCC
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per tableyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AxibaseGeoSpockGraknPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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