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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Kinetica vs. OpenQM

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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)GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score4.99
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#264  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#193  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#244  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlejdb.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGSoftmotionsKineticaMartin Phillips
Initial release1971201220121993
Current release6.03.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lessLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
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 infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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