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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ignite vs. OmniSci vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlignite.apache.orgwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationMapD Technologies, Inc.Teradata
Initial release1971201520162005
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.noyesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noR packages
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes (replicated cache)Master-master replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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)Security Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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