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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 databasePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRobert Friberg et alTeradata
Initial release197120142009 infounder the name LiveDB2005
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 .NETyes infoin Aster File Store
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.noyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.NetC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoyesR packages
Triggersnoyesyes infoDomain Eventsno
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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-slave replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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