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DBMS > Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Apache Druid vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmldruid.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation and contributorsMicrosoftRocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release19712012201620192011
Current release0.21.0, April 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
hostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL for queryingyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoTransact SQLnono
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding, horizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)RBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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