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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.98
Rank#67  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#217  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score1093.18
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release197119791989
Current releaseV1, Juni 2018SQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"c-treeEDGEMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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