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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BaseX vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSNative XML DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.48
Rank#98  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlbasex.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation
Initial release197120072012
Current release10.1, August 20227.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsno

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