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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. OrientDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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)Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlorientdb.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release197120102018
Current release3.1.0, June 20201.1.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
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
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJava, Javascriptyes
TriggersnoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replicationJournaling Streams
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurableRole-based access control

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