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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OpenTSDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OpenTSDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score28.20
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#112  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseopentsdb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databaseopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release1971201420102011
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
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 APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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