DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Firestore

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformJavaScript DBMS libraryCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlalasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperSoftware AGAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle
Initial release197120142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JavaScript APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnoyesyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)noAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"AlaSQLGoogle Cloud Firestore
Recent citations in the news

DZ Bank Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Software (OTCMKTS:STWRY)
21 September 2019, TechNewsObserver

Software AG (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
20 September 2019, Riverton Roll

Lack of software expertise stymies IoT app development - Tracking The Internet of Things
17 September 2019, IoTAustralia

Software AG Announces New “Adabas & Natural 2050” Agenda
31 August 2016, Business Wire

Software (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Rating Reiterated by DZ Bank
12 September 2019, Sundance Herald

provided by Google News

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

DeskGap wants to be your go-to framework for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies
13 February 2019, JAXenter

International JavaScript Conference 2019: Early bird special
11 July 2019, JAXenter

SQLDelight 1.0 arrives with a complete rework
10 January 2019, JAXenter

QLBridge: A SQL runtime engine for Go
17 August 2018, JAXenter

provided by Google News

Google launches Cloud Firestore database for mobile app developers
31 January 2019, SiliconANGLE News

Compare Google Cloud Firestore and Firebase Realtime Database
9 August 2019, TechTarget

Google Firestore Released
4 February 2019, iProgrammer

Google's Cloud-Native NoSQL Database Cloud Firestore Is Now Generally Available
8 February 2019, InfoQ.com

Google Launches Cloud Firestore, a Serverless NoSQL Database
31 January 2019, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer II (ADABAS & Natural)
US House Of Representatives - CAO, Washington, DC

System Analyst
Technozant, Austin, TX

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

SENIOR ARCHITECT, STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, IS&T Applications
Boston University, Boston, MA

Cobol or Natural/Adabas Programmer
RYAN Consulting Group, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, Chicago, IL

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, San Francisco, CA

2020 UPS Technology Summer Intern-Alpharetta (GA)
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, Alpharetta, GA

2020 UPS Technology Summer Intern-Parsippany (NJ)
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, Parsippany, NJ

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Present your product here