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DBMS > Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Lovefield vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Lovefield vs. Valentina Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleGoogleParadigma Software
Initial release1971201720141999
Current release2.1.12, February 20175.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud FunctionsUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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