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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Interbase vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.51
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.33
Rank#104  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESThelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGEmbarcaderoPerconaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1971198420081992
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18-9, December 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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