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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Quasardb
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|Name||Adabas denotes "adaptable data base" Xexclude from comparison||Microsoft Azure SQL Database formerly SQL Azure Xexclude from comparison||Quasardb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||OLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments used typically together with the Natural programming platform||Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server||Distributed, high-performance timeseries database|
|Primary database model||Multivalue DBMS||Relational DBMS||Time Series DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Current release||V12||3.13.3, April 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial||commercial Free community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||yes||no|
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|Server operating systems||BS2000|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes integer and binary|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||yes with tags|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes with add-on product Adabas SQL Gateway||yes||SQL-like query language|
|APIs and other access methods||HTTP API with add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway|
SOAP-based API with add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
|Supported programming languages||Natural||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||in Natural||Transact SQL||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||yes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vista||Sharding consistent hashing|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, with add-on product Event Replicator||yes, with always 3 replicas available||Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||with Hadoop integration|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes by using LevelDB|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes Transient mode|
|User concepts Access control||only with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail|
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|Adabas denotes "adaptable data base"||Microsoft Azure SQL Database formerly SQL Azure||Quasardb|
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