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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BigObject vs. Ignite vs. Transbase

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 queriesApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlbigobject.ioignite.apache.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbaser-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperSoftware AGBigObject, Inc.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release1971201520151987
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC 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)
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
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
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalLuayes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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