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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. MaxDB vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. MaxDB vs. Sadas Engine

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.commaxdb.sap.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release200219842006
Current release4.07.9.10 (January 2020), 20208.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
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.nonoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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