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DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Fauna vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Fauna vs. Memcached

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfauna.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudFauna, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release1971201220142003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC#ScalaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL Servernono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"FatDBFaunaMemcached
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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