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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ignite vs. Realm vs. Riak TS

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
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 DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score8.27
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#249  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlignite.apache.orgrealm.iobasho.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Basho Technologies
Initial release1971201520142015
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetErlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
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
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoChange Listenersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes (replicated cache)noneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Security Hooks for custom implementationsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"IgniteRealmRiak TS
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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