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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ehcache vs. Ignite vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#144  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.ehcache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperSoftware AGTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGApache Software FoundationInterSystemsTeradata
Initial release19712009201520182005
Current release3.8.0, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.62018.1.1, February 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.nonoyesyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JCacheHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesR packages
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
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 ServerShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes (replicated cache)Master-slave replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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