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DBMS > Adabas vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Lovefield vs. Memcached vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Lovefield vs. Memcached vs. OmniSci

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlcloud.google.com/­bigtablegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.memcached.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release19712015201420032016
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.6.9, November 20205.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnononono
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databasenoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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