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DBMS > Adabas vs. Firebird vs. NebulaGraph vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Firebird vs. NebulaGraph vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonNebulaGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#186  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
github.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperSoftware AGFirebird FoundationVesoft Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release19712000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20192011
Current release4.0.2, August 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesyesStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.no
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalPSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access controlno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"FirebirdNebulaGraphSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebulaGraph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing NebulaGraph in...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 8,200 stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.
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