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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. EJDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.15
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmldrill.apache.orgejdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationSoftmotions
Initial release197120122012
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantno
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
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data sourceno

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