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DBMS > Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#270  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlejdb.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGSoftmotionsKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1971201220121992
Current release6.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lessLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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