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DBMS > Adabas vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storerockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGIBMRocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971201720192011
Current release2.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes 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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorActive-active shard replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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