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DBMS > Adabas vs. RethinkDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. RethinkDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 platformDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.63
Rank#85  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.48
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlrethinkdb.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperSoftware AGThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release197120092018
Current release2.4.1, August 202010.1.4, August 2022
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 languageC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 GatewaynoSQL-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
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding inforange basedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yes infousers and table-level permissionsRole-based access control

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