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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BoltDB vs. Couchbase vs. EsgynDB vs. RDF4J

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn embedded key-value store for Go.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#210  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
Score32.08
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#271  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.couchbase.comesgyn.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comesgyn.com/­developersdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperSoftware AGCouchbase, Inc.EsgynSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release19712013201120152004
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC, C++, Go and ErlangC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersnonoyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoEphemeral bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"BoltDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEsgynDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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