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DBMS > Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Memcached vs. OmniSci vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Memcached vs. OmniSci vs. WakandaDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.memcached.orgwww.omnisci.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.omnisci.comdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMapD Technologies, Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release19712014200320162012
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.6.9, November 20205.6, April 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++ and CUDAC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnononoyes
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databasenoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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