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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. OrientDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#63  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlorientdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperSoftware AGOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSimer Plaha
Initial release197120102018
Current release3.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, Javascriptno
TriggersnoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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