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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. dBASE vs. GeoSpock vs. JaguarDB vs. OrientDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scalePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.49
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score14.26
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#280  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#334  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score4.23
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.dbase.comgeospock.comwww.datajaguar.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasedocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAsthon TateGeoSpockDataJaguar, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release1971197920152010
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.0, September 20192.9.4 September 20183.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedLinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturaldBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoJava, Javascript
TriggersnonononoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneAutomatic shardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per tablerights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"dBASEGeoSpockJaguarDBOrientDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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