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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. AnzoGraph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. AnzoGraph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryGraph Analytics Database (OLAP) that is MPP and standards-basedRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#284  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#16  RDF stores
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.anzograph.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCambridge SemanticsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1971201420181992
Current release1904.0, April 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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)LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIgRPC
JDBC
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infonot needed in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLAnzoGraphSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph® is a native, Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) distributed Graph OLAP...
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Competitive advantagesMost solutions in the graph database market are geared toward Online Transactional...
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Typical application scenariosDevelopers can use AnzoGraph to build and execute data warehouse-style BI analytics,...
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Key customersAnzograph has customers in biotech, pharma, financial services and other verticals.
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Licensing and pricing modelsPricing is based primarily on number of nodes needed to perform workload. AnzoGraph...
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