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DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Infobright

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Infobright

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release197120122005
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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