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DBMS > Adabas vs. Graphite vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graphite vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.63
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score3.87
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#303  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperSoftware AGChris DavisSybase, SAPSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971200619932011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP API
Sockets
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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