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DBMS > Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. NuoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgriddb.netazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupToshiba CorporationMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release19712016201320162013
Current release4.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxhostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesyes
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
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnoTransact SQLJava, SQL
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes
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 serviceShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID at container levelACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGridDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNuoDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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