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DBMS > Adabas vs. Drizzle vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Drizzle vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 platformMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score4.99
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#333  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperSoftware AGDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release197120082006
Current release7.2.4, September 20128.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes 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
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnono
Triggersnono 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 VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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