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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. HEAVY.AI vs. KairosDB vs. TypeDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#188  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#194  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
github.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.heavy.aikairosdb.github.iodocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftHEAVY.AI, Inc.Vaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release19712010201620132016
Current release5.10, January 20221.2.2, November 20182.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++ and CUDAJavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
.NETLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesnono
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 APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnonono
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robinSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022KairosDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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