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DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. IRONdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudCirconus LLC.
Initial release197120122017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
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
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno

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