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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Hypertable vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Drill vs. Hypertable vs. SWC-DB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 StorageAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldrill.apache.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationHypertable Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release1971201220092020
Current release1.19.0, June 20210.9.8.11, March 20160.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query language
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
C++ API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceno
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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