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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  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 scaleA DBMS for IoT projects, analytical and transactional use cases , runnable on IoT devices and in the cloud, in distributed and replicated environmentsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
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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
Score0.27
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#219  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegeospock.comwww.harperdb.iowww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.harperdb.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationGeoSpockHarperDB
Initial release1971201320172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release155852.0, September 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptNode.jsC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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)SQL-like data manipulation statementsyes 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
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.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 shardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoAtomic execution of specific operationsACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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