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DBMS > Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Druid vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Druid vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaApache Software Foundation and contributorsSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712016201219942011
Current release0.21.0, April 202116.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL for queryingyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Python
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonoyesno
Triggersnononoyesno
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 infomanual/auto, time-basedshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDno
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights based on subaccounts and tokensRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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