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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Cachelot.io vs. GeoSpock

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Cachelot.io vs. GeoSpock

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory caching systemSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.13
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score0.16
Rank#275  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgcachelot.iogeospock.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGeoSpock
Initial release197120142015
Current release2.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java, Javascript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesnonotemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIMemcached protocolJDBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 VistanonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynonenoneImmediate 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 FileStoragenoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nonoAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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