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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Impala vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score17.68
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#296  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.leanxcale.comravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGClouderaLeanXcaleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release1971201320152010
Current release4.0.0, July 20215.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"ImpalaLeanXcaleRavenDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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