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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. PouchDB

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
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
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#43  Document stores
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgorigodb.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlorigodb.com/­docspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRobert Friberg et alApache Software Foundation
Initial release197120142009 infounder the name LiveDB2012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoUser defined using .NET types and collectionsno
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 .NETno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia views
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 API.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.NetJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesdepending on modelno
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 datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoWrite ahead logyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noRole based authorizationno

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