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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Amazon SimpleDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Hosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward Sciore
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.56
Rank#71  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#212  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#111  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbaws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaAmazon
Initial release19712007
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesno
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
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesno
Triggersnoyesno
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 infoSharding must be implemented in the application
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the application
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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