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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Machbase

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigData
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldoc.machbase.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMachbase
Initial release197120142013
Current releaseV4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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)Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
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-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nosimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data processing Machbase processes (i.e. collecting, storing, indexing,...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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