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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Rockset

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#251  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRockset
Initial release197120142019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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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)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnodynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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