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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Faircom EDGE vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. MySQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#373  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score1205.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperSoftware AGFairCom CorporationIBMOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release1971197920171995
Current releaseV3, October 20202.08.0.30, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infowith proprietary 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
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLNo - written data is immutableyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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