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DBMS > Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Firebird vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Firebird vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#362  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaFirebird FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2011
Current release4.0.2, August 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP RESTADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoPSQLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access managed on TSDB instance levelUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno

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