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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ignite vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Ignite vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Widely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score7.06
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.87
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­simpledbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryignite.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsApache Software FoundationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release19712007201620151994
Current release1703Apache Ignite 2.618.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptionalyesno
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.noyesyesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
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 APILDAPHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages with LDAP bindingsC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnonoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infocell divisionShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesyesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
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)LDAP bind authenticationSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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