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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. JSqlDb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitives
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#210  Overall
#31  Document stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#105  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#336  Overall
#46  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbjsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release1971201420072018
Current release0.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonofunctions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the application
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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