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DBMS > Adabas vs. jBASE vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. jBASE vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#83  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#140  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#127  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.jbase.comwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSoftware AGZumasysMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release1971199120042012
Current release5.7Jul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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