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DBMS > Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Netezza vs. Quasardb vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Netezza vs. Quasardb vs. VoltDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 JavaScriptData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#279  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score17.84
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#137  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzaquasardb.netwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddoc.quasar.ai/­masterdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleIBMquasardbVoltDB Inc.
Initial release19712014200020092010
Current release2.1.12, February 20173.13.3, April 202211.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesSQL-like query languageyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APIJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoyesnoJava
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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