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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. MonetDB vs. NuoDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA relational database management system that stores data in columnsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.98
Rank#67  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.22
Rank#113  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.monetdb.orgwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMonetDB BVNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release197120042013
Current releaseApr2019, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, in SQL, C, RJava, SQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding via remote tablesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"MonetDBNuoDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Limit memory usage of MonetDB on Linux with CGROUPS
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SQL:2003 merge statements now supported in MonetDB
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Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
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Scale Out with NuoDB Community Edition (Tech Blog)
28 July 2019

Why Are Distributed Databases Perfect for Financial Services? (Corporate Blog)
11 July 2019

How Distributed SQL Powers Your Enterprise Digital Transformation (Corporate Blog)
28 June 2019

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