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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BigObject vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score4.53
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#316  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score9.58
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.bigobject.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperSoftware AGBigObject, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release1971201520082016
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalLuanoTransact SQL
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes

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