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DBMS > Adabas vs. EsgynDB vs. OrientDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EsgynDB vs. OrientDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#261  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score4.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score4.93
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlesgyn.comorientdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developersorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGEsgynOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release1971201520101994
Current release3.1.0, June 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Stored ProceduresJava, Javascriptyes
TriggersnonoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-master replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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