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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.75
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.machbase.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationendoc.machbase.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMachbaseBasho TechnologiesScyllaDB
Initial release1971201320092015
Current releaseV6.5, August 20212.1.0, April 2015Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
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 API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJavaScript and Erlangyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)simple password-based access controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxRiak KVScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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