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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. NuoDB vs. OrigoDB

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument 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
Score0.93
Rank#157  Overall
#76  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.nuodb.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldoc.nuodb.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffNuoDB, Inc.Robert Friberg et al
Initial release1971201420132009 infounder the name LiveDB
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nononono 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 APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-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-storageACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersRole based authorization
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLNuoDBOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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