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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NuoDB vs. Realm vs. VoltDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDistributed 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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.nuodb.comrealm.iowww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.comrealm.io/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGNuoDB, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019VoltDB Inc.
Initial release1971201320142010
Current release9.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesnoyes 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
ADO.NET
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, SQLno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryJava
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistadata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersyesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"NuoDBRealmVoltDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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19 September 2019

Running NuoDB in Docker - Part II (Tech Blog)
16 September 2019

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