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DBMS > Adabas vs. Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. MaxDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. MaxDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAnalytic DBMS for HadoopPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score17.82
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score3.43
Rank#99  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.commaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGClouderaDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release1971201320151984
Current release4.1.0, June 20222.9.4 September 20187.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesNaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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