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DBMS > Adabas vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Kdb+ vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Kdb+ vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
This system has been discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksHigh performance Time Series DBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#87  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorykx.commaxdb.sap.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationcode.kx.commaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperSoftware AGAtos Convergence CreatorsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Microsoft
Initial release197120162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319842015
Current release17033.6, May 20187.9.10 (January 2020), 2020V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaqC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyesyes
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.noyesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language (q)yesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
LDAPHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages with LDAP bindingsC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACIDno
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.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)LDAP bind authenticationrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authentication

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