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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Cloudant vs. Realm

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLite
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score7.74
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlcloudant.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperSoftware AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Realm
Initial release197120102014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
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
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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