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DBMS > Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SWC-DB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeSearch engineWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score7.75
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#335  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleMicrosoftAlex Kashirin
Initial release1971201720152020
Current releaseV10.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynonoSQL-like query language
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
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesNaturalGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
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.nonono
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.yes infousing Azure authentication

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