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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. InfinityDB vs. OpenSearch

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#376  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score10.44
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlboilerbay.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperSoftware AGBoiler Bay Inc.Amazon Web Services
Initial release197120022021
Current release4.02.2.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no

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