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DBMS > Adabas vs. CouchDB vs. GBase vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. CouchDB vs. GBase vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlcouchdb.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release1971200520142009
Current release3.1.1, September 2020GBase 8a2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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