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DBMS > MaxDB vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.46
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score29.16
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#270  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.compostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release198420052009
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20203.3.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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