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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ehcache vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. GeoSpock vs. OrientDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.08
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score15.31
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score5.02
Rank#72  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.ehcache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegeospock.comorientdb.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperSoftware AGTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release1971200920122010
Current release3.8.0, July 20192.0, September 20193.1.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMhostedhostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JCacheAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnolimited functionality with using 'rules'noJava, Javascript
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event ListenersCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes
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)noyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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