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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh performance Time Series DBMSMicrosofts relational DBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.76
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1075.87
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorakx.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftYugabyte Inc.
Initial release197120152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319892017
Current release3.6, May 2018SQL Server 2019, November 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageqC++C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyesdepending on used data model
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.noyesyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like query language (q)yesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon AuroraKdb+Microsoft SQL ServerYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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