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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Machbase vs. QuestDB vs. Riak KV

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.machbase.comquestdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationendoc.machbase.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperSoftware AGMachbaseQuestDB LimitedBasho Technologies
Initial release1971201320142009
Current releaseV6.5, August 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnonoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnononoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)simple password-based access controlno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxQuestDBRiak KV
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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