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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. CouchDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Microsofts relational DBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.13
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score16.92
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1078.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#199  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score4.43
Rank#67  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlcouchdb.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMicrosoftPerconaSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release19712005198920151994
Current release3.0, February 2020SQL Server 2019, November 20193.4.10-2.10, November 201716.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesnoyes
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 APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalView functions in JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-slave replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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