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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. eXtremeDB vs. FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.24
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#224  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#169  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#83  Relational DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperSoftware AGMcObjectFoundationDB
Initial release1971200120132013
Current release8.1, November 20196.2.11, November 20192.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Go
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and Strings
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language
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
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nosimple rights management via user accounts
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"eXtremeDBFoundationDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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