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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 multi-model DBMS and application serverA relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#130  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score2.90
Rank#108  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score3.48
Rank#98  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.intersystems.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGInterSystemsMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release19712019199720042012
Current release2018.1.4, May 2020Jul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesyes 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).NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
C#
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding 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 replicasSource-replica replicationnone 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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesyesno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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