DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > 4D vs. Adabas vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison 4D vs. Adabas vs. OmniSci

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Name4D infoformer name: 4th Dimension  Xexclude from comparisonAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.78
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.4d.comwww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationlivedoc.4d.comdocs.omnisci.com
Developer4D, IncSoftware AGMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release198419712016
Current releasev18 R5, January 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsOS X
Windows
BS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes
APIs and other access methodsODBC
RESTful HTTP API infoby using 4D Mobile
SOAP webservices
HTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages4D proprietary IDE
PHP
NaturalAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin Naturalno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
4D infoformer name: 4th DimensionAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"OmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Software AG: share slump despite raised forecast
19 October 2021, Market Research Telecast

Software AG says it has turned the corner in shift to a subscription business
21 July 2021, SiliconANGLE News

GT Software Named Latest Denodo Technology Partner for Connections to Mainframe Data Sources
16 March 2021, Business Wire

2 Software Stocks That Look Like Bargains
12 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

Software AG Reports Strong Digital Business Growth as Subscription Shift Accelerates
22 April 2021, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

GPU Database Market 2025: Strong Sales Outlook Ahead | Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB, Zilliz, and Jedox – Puck77
22 October 2021, Puck77

“Global GPU Database Market SWOT Analysis 2021 by Top Manufacturers: Kinetica , Omnisci , Sqream , Neo4j , Nvidia , Brytlyt , Jedox , Blazegraph , Blazingdb , Zilliz , Heterodb , H2o.Ai , Fastdata.Io , Fuzzy Logix , Graphistry , Anaconda , etc….” – Puck77
21 October 2021, Puck77

GPU Database Market 2021-2028: Major Trends and Key Developments | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j – Puck77
22 October 2021, Puck77

Unforeseen Drivers Contributing to GPU Database Market by Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA – Puck77
20 October 2021, Puck77

GPU Database Market SWOT Analysis, Key Indicators, Forecast 2027 | Kinetica, OmniSci, SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph, BlazingDB, Zilliz, and Jedox. – Puck77
21 October 2021, Puck77

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Access Authorization Specialist
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Lighting and Staging Technician
4th Dimension Productions Inc., Los Angeles, CA

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS | Richmond, VA (Will be remote during Covid)
iknowvate technologies, Richmond, VA

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS | Richmond, VA (Will be remote during Covid)
Apexon, United States

Adabas Natural Programmer Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

ADABAS Database Administrator
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Mainframe Database software
Atos, United States

Vice President of Product (Software)
InterVenn, South San Francisco, CA

Data Engineer
Cognitio, McLean, VA

Senior Data Engineer (ETL) 07-DM0909
Probity Inc., McLean, VA

Software Developer
Trusted Concepts, Inc, McLean, VA

Telecom, Media & Entertainment Product Developer
Bain & Company Inc, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here