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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. DuckDB vs. Lovefield vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. DuckDB vs. Lovefield vs. OmniSci

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
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 ScioreAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbduckdb.org/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release19712007201820142016
Current release0.2, August 20202.1.12, February 20175.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
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 APICLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnononono
TriggersnononoUsing read-only observersno
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 applicationnonenoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDByes
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)nonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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