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DBMS > Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SpaceTime vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SpaceTime vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 developmentSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.58
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.06
Rank#330  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperSoftware AGMicrosoftMireoAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19712015202020201987
Current releaseV10.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query languageyes
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 APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C#
C#
C++
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnononoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
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 serviceFixed-grid hypercubesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)yes infousing Azure authenticationyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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