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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BaseX vs. Hive vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlbasex.orghive.apache.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSoftware AGBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookAlessandro Furieri
Initial release1971200720122008
Current release9.7.2, May 20223.1.2, August 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writernoACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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