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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Drizzle vs. GeoSpock

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlgeospock.com
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSoftware AGDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGeoSpock
Initial release19712008
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCJDBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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