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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. JanusGraph vs. JSqlDb

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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 ScioreA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitives
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score2.18
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score1.79
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#47  Document stores
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbjanusgraph.orgjsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release19712014200720172018
Current release0.5.0, March 20200.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
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 APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonoyesfunctions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
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 applicationyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
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 applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes 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)User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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