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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 StorageA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  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 FoundationAlex Kashirin
Initial release197120122020
Current release1.19.0, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
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
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-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
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++C++
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 VistaShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Depending on the underlying data source

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