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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. ToroDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseJavaScript DBMS libraryRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.88
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#304  Overall
#40  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.aerospike.comalasql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAerospikeAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSAP infoformerly Sybase8Kdata
Initial release19712012201419922016
Current release4.8.0.3, January 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infowith Luanoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operationsyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlaSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereToroDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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