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DBMS > Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. SQream DB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. SQream DB vs. STSdb

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.83
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlsqream.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperSoftware AGSAP, formerly SybaseSQream TechnologiesSTS Soft SC
Initial release1971199420142011
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20192020.2, July 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, HaskellC#
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functions in Pythonno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistashared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorSAP/Sybase Replication Servernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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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