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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. InterSystems Caché vs. OrigoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryA multi-model DBMS and application serverA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score3.29
Rank#84  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#43  Document stores
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.intersystems.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffInterSystemsRobert Friberg et al
Initial release1971201419972009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release2017.2, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonoyesno infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
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 integritynoyesyesdepending on model
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 infoWrite ahead log
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)noAccess rights for users, groups and rolesRole based authorization

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