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DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. IRONdb vs. PostGIS vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. IRONdb vs. PostGIS vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 simplicitySpatial extension of PostgreSQLOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasepostgis.netyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudCirconus LLC.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712012201720052009
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsLinuxAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesyes
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 APIJDBC
ODBC
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 Luauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsnoyesyes
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 nodeyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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