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DBMS > Adabas vs. Blueflood vs. HyperSQL vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Blueflood vs. HyperSQL vs. OmniSci

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#308  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlblueflood.iohsqldb.orggithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikihsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperSoftware AGRackspaceMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1971201320012016
Current release2.6.1, October 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP RESTHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava, SQLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.nonoyesyes
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-standard

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