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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Derby vs. Lovefield vs. OmniSci vs. Quasardb

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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 comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.66
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldb.apache.org/­derbygoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.omnisci.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.omnisci.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.quasardb
Initial release19711997201420162009
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.1.12, February 20175.6, April 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Stored Proceduresnonono
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDByesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBLovefieldOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Quasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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