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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.27
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#296  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlalasql.orgdruid.apache.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971201420122011
Current release0.21.0, April 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for queryingno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno

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