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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. QuestDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformWidely used in-process key-value storeA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.79
Rank#102  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#105  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release197119942014
Current release18.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)Java (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableSQL with time-series extensions
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
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Oracle Berkeley DBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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