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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score5.48
Rank#70  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.cockroachlabs.comgeospock.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGCockroach LabsGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release197120152010
Current release19.2.6, April 20202.0, September 20193.1.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageGoJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
macOS
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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 indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCJDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersnononoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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)Role-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a Distributed SQL database architected for modern cloud applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, LUSH, Bose, Kindred, Nubank, Baidu, SpaceX, TuneGO, eBay, DoorDash, Norfolk...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 600+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 120+ CockroachCloud...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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