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MaxDB System Properties

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NameMaxDB formerly named Adabas-D
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score3.11
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release1984
Current release7.9, 2016
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial Limited community edition free
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsWebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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MaxDB formerly named Adabas-D
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