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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.94
Rank#73  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score56.01
Rank#19  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazon
Initial release19712012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and region
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon DynamoDB
Specific characteristicsAmazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit millisecond...
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Competitive advantagesPERFORMANCE AT SCALE DynamoDB supports some of the world’s largest scale applications...
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Typical application scenariosServerless web applications Build powerful web applications that automatically scale...
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Key customersNike Digital migrated their large clusters of Cassandra to a fully managed Amazon...
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Market metricsAccording to DB-Engines' ranking , Amazon DynamoDB is the most popular fully managed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsDynamoDB charges for reading, writing, and storing data in your DynamoDB tables,...
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