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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. Spark SQL vs. STSdb vs. TigerGraph

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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 engineSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#200  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#33  Key-value stores
Score16.95
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.graphengine.iospark.apache.org/­sqlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712010201420112017
Current releasev2.4.4, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CScalaC#C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
.NETLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
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
.NET Client APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnonoyes
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nonoRole-based access control
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinitySpark SQLSTSdbTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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