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DBMS > Adabas vs. IRONdb vs. NSDb vs. searchxml vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. IRONdb vs. NSDb vs. searchxml vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
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Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#349  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Score0.39
Rank#277  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasensdb.iowww.searchxml.net/­category/­productstinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperSoftware AGCirconus LLC.informationpartners gmbh
Initial release19712017201720152009
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20181.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, ScalaC++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Scala
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, in Luanoyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonomultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

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