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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Realm vs. SAP IQ

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLiteColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.16
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.92
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlrealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftware AGRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release197120141994
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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