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DBMS > Adabas vs. Geode vs. Rockset vs. STSdb vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Geode vs. Rockset vs. STSdb vs. VoltDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#234  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#347  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score1.66
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgeode.apache.orgrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.rockset.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.RocksetSTS Soft SCVoltDB Inc.
Initial release19712002201920112010
Current release1.1, February 20174.0.8, September 201511.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#Java, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedWindowsLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (OQL)Read-only SQL queries, including JOINsnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST.NET Client APIJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsnonoJava
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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)Access rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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