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DBMS > Adabas vs. Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine vs. PostGIS

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score43.79
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.graphengine.iopostgis.net
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release1971201020102005
Current release3.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation language.NET and CC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hosted.NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on PostgreSQL

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