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DBMS > Adabas vs. dBASE vs. Google BigQuery vs. Hive

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. dBASE vs. Google BigQuery vs. Hive

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score14.33
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigqueryhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperSoftware AGAsthon TateGoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release1971197920102012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
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
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturaldBase proprietary IDE.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.user defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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)Access rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles

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