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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Infobright vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#160  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score4.30
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbrethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release1971200520092018
Current release2.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++Scala
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
TriggersnonoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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