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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. IRONdb vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 simplicityA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperSoftware AGCirconus LLC.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712017201420142011
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesyes 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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP APIJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, in Luano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyesno
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 nodenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"IRONdbRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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