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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 GreenplumElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.nuodb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedoc.nuodb.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.Timescale
Initial release19712016201620132017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyesyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesTransact SQLJava, SQLuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
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 serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.nonoyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseNuoDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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