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DBMS > Adabas vs. Ehcache vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ehcache vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RRDtool

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 optionsA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.00
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.ehcache.orgwww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperSoftware AGTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftMicrosoftTobias Oetiker
Initial release19712009201020161999
Current release3.8.1, September 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VM.NEThostedHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JCacheRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
PHP
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoyesTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
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 Serverhorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoby using Terracotta Serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyesno

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