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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score29.06
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score1.13
Rank#153  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.couchbase.comwww.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSoftware AGCouchbase, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release1971201120172005
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query language (GSQL)yes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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 APIsGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesyes
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)User and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseTigerGraphVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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