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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. c-treeACE vs. FileMaker

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#207  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score55.73
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.filemaker.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.html
DeveloperSoftware AGFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release197119791983
Current releaseV11.5, November 201718, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia plugins
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
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
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.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"c-treeACEFileMaker
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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