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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Firebird

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.46
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#186  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score25.10
Rank#31  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaFirebird Foundation
Initial release19712000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release4.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesPSQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLFirebird
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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Competitive advantagesThe world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . Paper published in VLDB 2019: AnalyticDB:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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