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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Blueflood vs. GigaSpaces vs. HEAVY.AI vs. HyperSQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlblueflood.iowww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
hsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.heavy.aihsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperSoftware AGRackspaceGigaspaces TechnologiesHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release19712013200020162001
Current release15.5, September 20205.10, January 20222.6.1, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeyespredefined schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoyesnoJava, SQL
Triggersnonoyes, event driven architecturenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoACID
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.nonoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"BluefloodGigaSpacesHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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