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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. RRDtool vs. XTDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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 general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
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
Score0.18
Rank#361  Overall
#53  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGTobias OetikerJuxt Ltd.
Initial release197119992019
Current release1.8.0, 20221.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableClojure
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 Gatewaynolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
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
HTTP REST
JDBC
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
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
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)no

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