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DBMS > Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EJDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Spark SQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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)Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlejdb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperSoftware AGSoftmotionsMicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release1971201220162014
Current release3.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageCC++Scala
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lesshostedLinux
OS X
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
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 libraryADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoTransact SQLno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding, horizontal partitioningyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyesnone
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 integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyesno

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