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DBMS > Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. PostGIS

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.63
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score2.59
Rank#110  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score30.71
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.graphengine.iosymas.com/­lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticspostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftSymasMicrosoft
Initial release19712010201120162005
Current release0.9.29, March 20213.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation language.NET and CCC++C
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
.NEThosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynonoyesyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
CC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnoTransact SQLuser defined functions
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornoneyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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