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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. AnzoGraph DB vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.30
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#289  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
#14  RDF stores
Score1043.12
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonCambridge SemanticsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release19712015201820081989
Current release2.2, August 20207.2.4, September 2012SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Apache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesNaturalAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functions and aggregatesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infonot needed in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon AuroraAnzoGraph DBDrizzleMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph DB is a massively parallel processing (MPP) native graph database built...
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Competitive advantagesAnzoGraph DB’s flexible data model and analytical capabilities not only let you load...
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Typical application scenariosDevelopers can use AnzoGraph DB to build and execute data warehouse-style BI analytics...
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Key customersAnzograph DB has customers in biotech, pharma, financial services and other verticals.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnzoGraph DB is offered in a free edition , free for commercial use for workloads...
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