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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Machbase vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Machbase vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 BigDataBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#306  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#215  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.machbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlendoc.machbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMachbase
Initial release1971201420132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseV4.010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
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.SQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
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 methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 infoMVCC
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.noyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nosimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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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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