DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Snowflake

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

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 AmazonMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Microsofts relational DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.16
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.38
Rank#48  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoftSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release19712015200819892014
Current release7.2.4, September 2012SQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
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
JDBCOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDremio is like magic for SQL Server accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

ERBuilder provides all the features you would expect from a professional database modeling and design tool.
» more

SQLPro for MSSQL: A simple but powerful Microsoft SQL Server database client available on iPhone and iPad as well as macOS.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

Navicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

DBHawk is a web-based data management Tool for a SQL Server database.
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon AuroraDrizzleMicrosoft SQL ServerSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Conferences and events

PASS Summit 2019
Seattle, Washington, USA, 5-8 November 2019

Recent citations in the news

Software AG: Q3 Due On October 22 - Wait For A Further Pullback
15 October 2019, Seeking Alpha

Software (ETR:SOW) PT Set at €34.00 by Baader Bank
16 October 2019, Mitchell Messenger

Software AG Announces New “Adabas & Natural 2050” Agenda
31 August 2016, Business Wire

Lack of software expertise stymies IoT app development - Tracking The Internet of Things
17 September 2019, IoTAustralia

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates €26.00 Price Target for Software (ETR:SOW)
13 October 2019, Riverton Roll

provided by Google News

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases
15 October 2019, TechCrunch

Amazon's consumer business fully sheds Oracle, moves on AWS
17 October 2019, Herald Publicist

Do Oracle's Claims About AWS Pass Scrutiny?
23 September 2019, Forbes

Yugabyte Advances Distributed SQL Leadership with Release of Yugabyte DB 2.0
17 September 2019, Yahoo Finance

Digital Success at Scale: A Model for Modernization to AWS Cloud
8 October 2019, Network World

provided by Google News

Microsoft Expands IoT And Edge Computing Portfolio With Windows And SQL Server
16 October 2019, Forbes

SQL Server takes a turn towards Kubernetes and big data
30 September 2019, TechRepublic

Accelerating Database Recovery with SQL Server 2019
14 October 2019, Database Journal

Why SQL Server 2008's End of Life Should Be on Feds' Minds
18 September 2019, FedTech Magazine

Benefit from SQL VM Resource Provider when self-installing SQL Server on Azure - Microsoft
3 October 2019, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Talend Automates Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse Migrations to Achieve Faster Time to Value
1 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

SAP Launches New Cloud Data Warehouse
8 October 2019, Computer Business Review

jSonar And Snowflake Collaborate to Extend Database Security Leadership for the Cloud
7 October 2019, PR Web

Understanding cloudnative
15 October 2019, App Developer Magazine

ThoughtSpot announces v6, adds search suggestions, offers iOS app
15 October 2019, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Software Developer/Analyst
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Software Developer
Marlabs, United States

Software Engineer II (ADABAS & Natural)
US House Of Representatives - CAO, Washington, DC

Cobol or Natural/Adabas Programmer
RYAN Consulting Group, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

DBA/Engineer (Data Management Team)
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Software Developer -- Aurora
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Business Development Representative
VividCortex, Arlington, VA

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Senior Specialist Account Manager, Database and Analytics
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

Senior SQL Server Database Administrator
The Cimino Group, Connecticut

Database Developer
Degreed, Remote

Database Administrator
Metro IT Resources, Puerto Rico

Database Administrator
Paylocity, Remote

BI Developer I
Park Place Technologies, Marlborough, MA

Senior Data Warehouse Architect
TEKNION DATA SOLUTIONS LTD, Irving, TX

Database Engineer
23andMe, Sunnyvale, CA

Database Developer / Engineer
William Hill, Jersey City, NJ

AWS Data Engineer - Python / SQL & Snowflake
Capgemini, Burbank, CA

Senior Enterprise Data Architect
Advanced Business Analytics, Auburn Hills, MI

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here