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DBMS > Adabas vs. Datomic vs. FatDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Datomic vs. FatDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Spatial extension of SQLiteOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.datomic.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSoftware AGCognitectFatCloudAlessandro FurieriQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712012201220082009
Current release1.0.6362, January 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC#C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMWindowsserver-lessAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesyes
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 API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
Java
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infovia applicationsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes infovia applicationsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nono infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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