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DBMS > Adabas vs. RRDtool vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. RRDtool vs. Transbase

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#110  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#274  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperSoftware AGTobias OetikerTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release197119991987
Current release1.8.0, 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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