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DBMS > Adabas vs. Druid vs. MaxDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Druid vs. MaxDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score4.02
Rank#73  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmldruid.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGMetamarkets Group and contributorsSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release197120121984
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
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 Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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