DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. MariaDB vs. Splice Machine vs. XTDB vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. MariaDB vs. Splice Machine vs. XTDB vs. Yaacomo

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Open-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queriesOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
splicemachine.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
yaacomo.com
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydoc.splicemachine.comxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Splice MachineJuxt Ltd.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995201420192009
Current release10.7.2, February 20223.1, March 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageC and C++JavaClojure
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, extensible-data-notation formatyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infowith proprietary extensionsyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calciteyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes infoJavano
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistaseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, each node contains all dataSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"MariaDBSplice MachineXTDB infoformerly named CruxYaacomo
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more
News

How to Break Data Silos to Drive Enterprise-Wide AI
11 June 2021

Point-in-Time Correctness in Machine Learning
1 June 2021

The Compliance Nightmare Lurking in Your Data Science Team
6 May 2021

Whose Job Is It Anyway?
23 April 2021

How Optimizing MLOps Can Revolutionize Enterprise AI
15 April 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"MariaDBSplice MachineXTDB infoformerly named CruxYaacomo
DB-Engines blog posts

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Software AG Delivers Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Digital Business Product Revenue Growth; Accelerates Profit in First Quarter
27 April 2022, Yahoo Finance

Database Management Software Market 2022 by Top Players In the industry, Market Size, Share and Geographical Analysis, Type and Application with Growing Innovations, Future Opportunities, and Projection to 2028
17 May 2022, Digital Journal

Short Interest in Software Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:SWDAF) Grows By 35.7%
2 May 2022, Defense World

Software Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:STWRY) to Issue Dividend of $0.13
14 May 2022, Defense World

Accelerate business performance, digitisation with integration leader mWtech
25 April 2022, ITWeb

provided by Google News

MariaDB Puts $25K on the Table in Distributed SQL Throwdown
11 May 2022, Business Wire

MariaDB Xpand Wins InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award as a Leading Distributed SQL Database
21 April 2022, Business Wire

Enhancing Your Amazon RDS for MariaDB Databases
3 May 2022, Database Trends and Applications

MariaDB SkySQL Wins World's Premier Business Award, a Gold Stevie®
5 May 2022, Business Wire

Open source database company MariaDB confirms plans to go public
1 February 2022, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Unified MLOps: Feature Stores and Model Deployment
13 May 2022, InfoQ.com

Splice Machine Announces New Capabilities to Support Real-Time AI with Version 3.1 of its Scale-Out SQL Database
9 March 2021, PR Newswire

Machine learning data pipeline outfit Splice Machine files for insolvency
26 August 2021, The Register

Splice Machine Launches the Splice Machine Feature Store to Simplify Feature Engineering and Democratize Machine Learning
19 January 2021, PR Newswire

Splice Machine Leans on Kubernetes to Manage DBs
3 August 2020, Container Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Adabas Database Specialist
DMI, Remote

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS
Apexon, Richmond, VA

REMOTE WORK: Natural ADABAS Developer
Spruce Technology, Remote

Mainframe Programmer
NuAxis Innovations, Denver, CO

Computer Programmer/Analyst
GLR SYSTEMS, Atlanta, GA

MySQL/MariaDB DBA
Medical Informatics Engineering, Remote

Inside Sales Representative (remote)
Percona, Orlando, FL

Support Engineer
Percona, Remote

Inside Sales Representative (remote)
Percona, Atlanta, GA

Database Administrator
TuneCore, New York, NY

Hadoop Developer / Admin Jr
Unisoft Technology Inc., Gaithersburg, MD

Senior Business Intelligence Developer
IQuasar, Washington, DC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here