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DBMS > Adabas vs. CrateDB vs. Riak TS vs. TinkerGraph vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. CrateDB vs. Riak TS vs. TinkerGraph vs. XTDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDistributed Date Store based on LuceneRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#183  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlcrate.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-tstinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlingithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsxtdb.com/­howto/­quickstart.html
DeveloperSoftware AGCrateBasho TechnologiesJuxt Ltd.
Initial release19712013201520092019
Current release1.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangJavaClojure
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes, but no triggers and constraintsnonolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
TinkerPop 3HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
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
Groovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorselectable replication factornoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptionalyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)rights management via user accountsnono
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"CrateDBRiak TSTinkerGraphXTDB infoformerly named Crux
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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