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

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

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
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
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositorykx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperSoftware AGAtos Convergence CreatorsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release197120162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320152016
Current release17033.6, May 2018V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaqC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted
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)noyes
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
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages with LDAP bindingsC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatoryesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
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 integritynonoyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsnonoACID
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)LDAP bind authenticationrights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationyes

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