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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  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 platformA 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 DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#318  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#142  Relational DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.leanxcale.comravendb.net
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGLeanXcaleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release197120152010
Current release5.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes 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
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Authorization levels configured per client per database
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"LeanXcaleRavenDB
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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