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DBMS > Adabas vs. DolphinDB vs. FatDB vs. GraphDB vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. DolphinDB vs. FatDB vs. GraphDB vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  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 platformTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Enterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.OpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#167  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score2.65
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.dolphindb.comwww.ontotext.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGDolphinDB, IncFatCloudOntotextQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712018201220002009
Current release9.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C#Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
WindowsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes infovia applicationswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibility
Triggersnonoyes infovia applicationsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Administrators, Users, Groupsno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"DolphinDBFatDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMYaacomo
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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