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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. MonetDB vs. NuoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 serviceElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA relational database management system that stores data in columnsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score4.99
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score8.69
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#124  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#155  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.orgnuodb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftMonetDB BVNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release19712019201620042013
Current releaseOct2020-SP1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
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)ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C#
Java
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoTransact SQLyes, in SQL, C, RJava, SQL
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding via remote tablesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
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 statusyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMonetDBNuoDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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