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DBMS > Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSSearch engineDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.52
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchravendb.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftHibernating RhinosTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release1971201520101987
Current releaseV15.3, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yes infousing Azure authenticationAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"Microsoft Azure SearchRavenDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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