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DBMS > Adabas vs. OmniSci vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. OmniSci vs. VelocityDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#318  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
velocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.omnisci.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperSoftware AGMapD Technologies, Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release197120162011
Current release5.10, January 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.Net
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"OmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018VelocityDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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