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DBMS > Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Hive vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Hive vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#121  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlejdb.orghive.apache.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSoftware AGSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookAlessandro Furieri
Initial release1971201220122008
Current release3.1.2, August 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lessAll OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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