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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FileMaker vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.89
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score51.58
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.claris.com/­filemakergithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.heavy.aiwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperSoftware AGFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleHEAVY.AI, Inc.IBM
Initial release1971198320162017
Current release19.4.1, November 20215.10, January 20222.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infovia pluginsyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalPHPAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replicationActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"FileMakerHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IBM Db2 Event Store
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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