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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache Drill

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  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.Schema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#217  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score3.15
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­products/­apsaradb-for-polardbdrill.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaApache Software Foundation
Initial release19712012
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant
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
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functions
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 serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesDepending on the underlying data source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data source
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