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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Lovefield vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score8.37
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.gigaspaces.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregoogle.github.io/­lovefieldyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftware AGGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogleGoogleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712000201720142009
Current release15.5, September 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-99 for query and DML statementsnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsno
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes, with Cloud FunctionsUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Role-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"GigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud FirestoreLovefieldYaacomo
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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