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DBMS > Adabas vs. Fauna vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Fauna vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
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
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score47.78
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperSoftware AGFauna, Inc.IBMSAP, Sybase
Initial release1971201420172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1987
Current release2.010 R1, October 201816.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
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 APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Identity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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