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DBMS > Adabas vs. DolphinDB vs. FatDB vs. ObjectBox

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#173  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#182  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.dolphindb.comobjectbox.io
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperSoftware AGDolphinDB, IncFatCloudObjectBox Limited
Initial release1971201820122017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
WindowsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
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
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
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 factoronline/offline synchronization between client and server
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 integritynononoyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Administrators, Users, Groupsno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsyes
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