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DBMS > Adabas vs. Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Kdb+

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 scaleHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.13
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#275  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score5.37
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegeospock.comkx.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmcode.kx.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAxibase CorporationGeoSpockKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release197120132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release155852.0, September 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, Javascriptq
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language (q)
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
JDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per tablerights management via user accounts
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AxibaseGeoSpockKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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