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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Postgres-XL vs. ScyllaDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#224  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.15
Rank#113  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#317  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.scylladb.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGScyllaDBTerark
Initial release19712014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20152016
Current release10 R1, October 2018Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyes, Luano
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Postgres-XLScyllaDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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