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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Vertica

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonMicrosofts relational DBMSColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Document store
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Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#240  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score7.75
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score1081.91
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score22.55
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonMicrosoftVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release19712016201519892005
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyesyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Kafka
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
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 servicehorizontal partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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 dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Alibaba Cloud HybridDBAmazon AuroraMicrosoft SQL ServerVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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