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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EDB Postgres vs. MonetDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.03
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.enterprisedb.comwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGEnterpriseDBMonetDB BV
Initial release197120052004
Current release14, December 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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