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DBMS > Adabas vs. Kingbase vs. MonetDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Kingbase vs. MonetDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#241  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.MonetDB BV
Initial release197119992004
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayStandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
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
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"KingbaseMonetDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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