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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 JavaScriptIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Scalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtooltempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudGoogleTobias OetikerTempoIQ
Initial release19712012201419992012
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC#JavaScriptC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Windowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono
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
in-process shared library
Pipes
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#JavaScriptC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsnonono
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsUsing read-only observersnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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 MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnonosimple authentication-based access control

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