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DBMS > Adabas vs. Fauna vs. KairosDB vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Fauna vs. KairosDB vs. Memcached

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#197  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfauna.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGFauna, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release1971201420132003
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP APIGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Identity management, authentication, and access controlsimple password-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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