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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Datomic vs. HBase vs. RethinkDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
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 durabilityWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.49
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score44.16
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.15
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.datomic.comhbase.apache.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhbase.apache.orgrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGCognitectApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release1971201220082009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.3.4, January 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonono
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 APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Java
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
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 peersShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)Atomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 developmentyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"DatomicHBaseRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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