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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score2.11
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score5.83
Rank#73  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guideshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGMonetDB BVApache Software FoundationSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release19712019200420121992
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
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
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoyes
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
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
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 replicasnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
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 possibleyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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