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DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS librarySADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.16
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#32  Document stores
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release197120142006
Current release8.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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)AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIProprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
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 Vistanonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storage
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.noyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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