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DBMS > Adabas vs. Faircom EDGE vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Faircom EDGE vs. RRDtool

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsIndustry 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 store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#380  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
#156  Relational DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#116  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperSoftware AGFairCom CorporationTobias Oetiker
Initial release197119791999
Current releaseV3, October 20201.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL TypesNumeric 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.noyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
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
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
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 Naturalyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no

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