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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. GraphDB vs. Realm vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#141  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.26
Rank#244  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.comrealm.iowww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationrealm.io/­docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperSoftware AGOntotextRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release1971200020142013
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Server Pluginno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryJavaScript
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesyessimple password-based access control
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRealmSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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China Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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