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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time 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
Score14.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#249  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.dbase.comignite.apache.orgbasho.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAsthon TateApache Software FoundationBasho Technologies
Initial release1971197920152015
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesNaturaldBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 Naturalno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes 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 VistanoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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