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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. GeoSpock vs. ObjectBox

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS librarySpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.65
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#210  Overall
#31  Document stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#270  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#205  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orggeospock.comobjectbox.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGeoSpockObjectBox Limited
Initial release197120142017
Current release2.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, JavascriptC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIJDBCProprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
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 VistanoneAutomatic shardingnone
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 ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users can be defined per tableyes
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