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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. GeoSpock vs. OrientDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#68  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.35
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlgeospock.comorientdb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release197120102001
Current release2.0, September 20193.0.31, May 20203.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersnonoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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