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DBMS > Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebird vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebird vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 accessFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.firebirdsql.orgrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaFirebird FoundationRocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release197120162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20192011
Current release4.0.1, December 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++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
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typingyes 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoPSQLnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
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 servicenoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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