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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. IBM Db2 vs. OrientDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  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 visualizationSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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
Score0.13
Rank#277  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score162.56
Rank#6  Overall
#5  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-databasegeospock.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2orientdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationGeoSpockIBMOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release197120131983 infohost version2010
Current release155852.0, September 201912.1, October 20163.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesSQL-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
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnoyesJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesnoyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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