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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ehcache vs. Ignite vs. ScyllaDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.Cassandra-compatible wide column storePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score2.25
Rank#109  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.ehcache.orgignite.apache.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGApache Software FoundationScyllaDBTeradata
Initial release19712009201520152005
Current release3.8.0, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.6Scylla Open Source 3.2.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible 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.nonoyesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
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
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noR packages
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
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)selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.noyesyesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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