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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. FoundationDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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 serviceOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score1.66
Rank#148  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.foundationdb.orgwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGFoundationDBMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release19712019201320042012
Current release6.2.28, November 2020Jul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynosupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
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)JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoin SQL-layer onlyyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
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 replicasyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblein SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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