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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Rockset vs. SQLite vs. VoltDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#131  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlrockset.comwww.sqlite.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGRocksetDwayne Richard HippVoltDB Inc.
Initial release1971201920002010
Current release3.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 202211.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++CJava, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-lessLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP RESTADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnonoJava
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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)Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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