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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  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 AmazonDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational 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
Score0.41
Rank#217  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­UserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonFairCom CorporationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release19712015197920081989
Current releaseV1, Juni 20187.2.4, September 2012SQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes 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
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyesno 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 partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingtables 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 ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
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-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon Aurorac-treeEDGEDrizzleMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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