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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Yaacomo

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperSoftware AGFauna, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712014201020152009
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesyesno
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Implementation languageScalaErlang
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedhostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Identity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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