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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Redshift vs. EJDB vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Redshift vs. EJDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score25.94
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­redshiftejdb.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)SoftmotionsApache Software Foundation
Initial release1971201220122014
Current release3.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageCCScala
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 indexesyesrestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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