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DBMS > Adabas vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performance Time Series DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query languageA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Document store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.68
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score7.39
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchvaticle.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.vaticle.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)Yandex
Initial release19712000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201520162019
Current release3.6, May 2018V12.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageqJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (q)nonoSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsnonono
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)rights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Kdb+Microsoft Azure SearchTypeDB infoformerly named GraknYandex Database (YDB)
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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