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DBMS > Adabas vs. Cassandra vs. Riak TS vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Cassandra vs. Riak TS vs. WakandaDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score119.28
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlcassandra.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-tswakanda.github.io
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookBasho TechnologiesWakanda SAS
Initial release1971200820152012
Current release4.0.1, September 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per objectnoyes
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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