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DBMS > Adabas vs. MonetDB vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. MonetDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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 columnsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.78
Rank#82  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#134  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score20.06
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.monetdb.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperSoftware AGMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release197120042014
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20213.3.0 ( 2.13), June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 indexesyesyesno
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
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
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 tablesyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatornone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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