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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. ArangoDB vs. Realm vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA multi-model DBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.87
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.27
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.arangodb.comrealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationrealm.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1971201220141992
Current release3.5.3, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HTTP API
JSON style queries
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infosince version 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"ArangoDBRealmSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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