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DBMS > Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. InfinityDB vs. Infobright vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. InfinityDB vs. Infobright vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.graphengine.ioboilerbay.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftBoiler Bay Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712010200220052009
Current release4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CJavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
.NETAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyesyes
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 APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnono
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
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.noyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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