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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Newts

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score38.96
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#329  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasegithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MicrosoftOpenNMS Group
Initial release19712014200520102014
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnonoTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-slave replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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