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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. CouchDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.65
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#172  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score16.68
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.93
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbcouchdb.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release1971201920051994
Current release3.0, February 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
proprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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