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DBMS > Adabas vs. H2 vs. Kdb+ vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. H2 vs. Kdb+ vs. TypeDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 platformFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.High performance Time Series DBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational 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 DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#174  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.h2database.comkx.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlcode.kx.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperSoftware AGThomas MuellerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release197120052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032016
Current release2.1.210, January 20223.6, May 20182.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaqJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"H2Kdb+TypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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