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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GeoSpock vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 accessSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegeospock.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAlibabaGeoSpock
Initial release197120162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.0, September 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonouser defined functions
Triggersnononoyes
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 serviceAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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