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System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. MySQL vs. SAP Adaptive Server
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|Name||MaxDB formerly named Adabas-D Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||SAP Adaptive Server former name: Sybase ASE Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions||Widely used open source RDBMS||The SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||SAP, Sybase|
|Current release||7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018||8.0.20, 2020||16.0|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial Limited community edition free||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||C and C++||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|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||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
Proprietary native API
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||yes proprietary syntax||Java and Transact-SQL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||horizontal partitioning|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Master-slave replication||Master-master replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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|MaxDB formerly named Adabas-D||MySQL||SAP Adaptive Server former name: Sybase ASE|
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