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DBMS > Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. PostGIS vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Graph Engine vs. PostGIS vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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 engineSpatial extension of PostgreSQLThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score31.64
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score48.59
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.graphengine.iopostgis.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualpostgis.net/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftSAP, Sybase
Initial release1971201020051987
Current release3.1.4, September 202116.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation language.NET and CCC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
.NETAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesyes
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
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functionsJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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