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DBMS > Adabas vs. Faircom DB vs. GridDB vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Faircom DB vs. GridDB vs. Riak TS

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgriddb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.griddb.net
DeveloperSoftware AGFairCom CorporationToshiba CorporationBasho Technologies
Initial release1971197920132015
Current releaseV12, November 20204.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampno
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 indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
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
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGridDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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