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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BigObject vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. OpenQM

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlbigobject.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.heavy.aiwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGBigObject, Inc.HEAVY.AI, Inc.IBMMartin Phillips
Initial release19712015201620171993
Current release5.10, January 20222.03.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalLuanoyesyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infoRound robinShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"BigObjectHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IBM Db2 Event StoreOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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