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DBMS > Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. RavenDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. RavenDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.65
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#214  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#197  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score6.33
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comravendb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsravendb.net/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaKineticaHibernating RhinosSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release19712016201220101992
Current release6.04.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
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 serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationMulti-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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