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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. TigerGraph vs. Vertica vs. XAP

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performanceHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#153  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperSoftware AGVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1971201720052000
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platformno
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tablesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language (GSQL)yes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggersSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyesyes
Triggersnononoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash SegmentationSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoopyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Role-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"TigerGraphVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformXAP
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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