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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Derby vs. GeoSpock vs. OrientDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.24
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.89
Rank#64  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#263  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score5.30
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldb.apache.org/­derbygeospock.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release197119972010
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0, September 20193.1.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMhostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCJDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Stored ProceduresnoJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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