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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Kdb+ vs. Realm

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh performance Time Series DBMSA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLite
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score7.74
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlkx.comrealm.io
Technical documentationcode.kx.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcRealm
Initial release19712000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (q)no
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
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Kdb+Realm
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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