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DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines 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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA relational database management system that stores data in columnsScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.monetdb.orgtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudGoogleMonetDB BVTempoIQ
Initial release19712012201420042012
Current release2.1.12, February 2017Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC#JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Windowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
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
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#JavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsnoyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsUsing read-only observersyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factornonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"FatDBLovefieldMonetDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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