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DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 ScioreTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#343  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score7.15
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbendoc.machbase.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonMachbaseMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release19712007201320152016
Current releaseV6.5, August 2021V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree test version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesyes
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
Windows
hostedhosted
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 automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query languagenoyes
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 APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnononoTransact SQL
Triggersnonononono
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 applicationShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
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 integritynonononono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
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)simple password-based access controlyes infousing Azure authenticationyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Amazon SimpleDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure SearchMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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