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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FaunaDB vs. GeoSpock vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicitySpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlfauna.comgeospock.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGFauna, Inc.GeoSpock
Initial release197120142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.0, September 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaJava, JavascriptC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infodistributed, parallel query execution
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 APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Identity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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