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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. SAP IQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.19
Rank#105  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESThelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffPerconaSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release1971201420081994
Current release8.0.18-9, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 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.yesyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
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 FileStorageyesyes
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)noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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