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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1280.30
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#161  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score3.59
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperOracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sybase, SAP
Initial release198019841993
Current release19c, February 20197.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
HP Open VMSLinux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedyes, on a single nodeACID
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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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