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DBMS > Adabas vs. MaxDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. MaxDB vs. Riak KV

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#87  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlmaxdb.sap.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Basho Technologies
Initial release197119842009
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesno
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
WebDAV
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
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 NaturalyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes 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 VistanoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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