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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 AmazonNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument 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
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score1081.91
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonMcObjectMicrosoft
Initial release19712016201520011989
Current release8.0, May 2018SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyesyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes
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
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesyesyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoby defining eventsyes
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 partitioninghorizontal partitioning / shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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.nonoyesyesyes
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-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Alibaba Cloud HybridDBAmazon AuroraeXtremeDBMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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