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DBMS > Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release1971201420162016
Current release2.1.12, February 20175.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafarihostedLinux
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptC#
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoTransact SQLno
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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