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DBMS > Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsAnalytics Platform for Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSoftware AGSAP, formerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release1971199420032011
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
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
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistashared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.nonono
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 and rolesno

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