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System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Sadas Engine vs. TerminusDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Document store
Wide column store
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Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.sadasengine.comterminusdb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997OracleSADAS s.r.l.DataChemist Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release19842011200620182017
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 202021.2, September 20218.010.0.3, September 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++Prolog, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningGraph PartitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featurenoneJournaling StreamsBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infooff heap cacheyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlyes
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MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DOracle NoSQLSadas EngineTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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