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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Memcached vs. OrigoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
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
Score24.46
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#43  Document stores
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.memcached.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalRobert Friberg et al
Initial release1971201420032009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release1.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source
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)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoUser 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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIProprietary protocol.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes 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 Replicatornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnodepending on model
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 FileStoragenoyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolRole based authorization

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