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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. MonetDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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 columnsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.13
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#98  Overall
#19  Document stores
#17  Key-value stores
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGMonetDB BVOracle
Initial release197120042011
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 202122.3, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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