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DBMS > Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb vs. WakandaDB

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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 analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.77
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#303  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#319  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4wakanda.github.io
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSoftware AGSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SCWakanda SAS
Initial release1971199420112012
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 20152.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC#C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyesnono
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 Client APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
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 Multiplexernonenone
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes

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