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DBMS > Adabas vs. DolphinDB vs. FatDB vs. Infobright

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. DolphinDB vs. FatDB vs. Infobright

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#167  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.dolphindb.comwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­help
DeveloperSoftware AGDolphinDB, IncFatCloudIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release1971201820122005
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
WindowsLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnonoyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID
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.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 applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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