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

DBMS > Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Kinetica vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Kinetica vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.42
Rank#69  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.75
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.kinetica.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperSoftware AGAmazonKineticaOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release1971201520121994
Current release6.018.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesnoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno

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"Amazon AuroraKineticaOracle Berkeley DB
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Software AG: Surprisingly Strong Q3 Results - Easing Pressure On Q4
23 October 2019, Seeking Alpha

Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give Software (ETR:SOW) a €38.00 Price Target
22 November 2019, Riverton Roll

Australia Database Management Systems Market Report 2019 - Market Projected to Register a CAGR of More Than 11% During 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
31 October 2019, MDJOnline.com

Software (ETR:SOW) Given a €29.00 Price Target at HSBC
18 November 2019, Mitchell Messenger

Credit Suisse Group Reiterates “€31.80” Price Target for Software (ETR:SOW)
18 November 2019, Mitchell Messenger

provided by Google News

Western Union Selects AWS as Preferred Long-Term Strategic Cloud Provider
19 November 2019, Valdosta Daily Times

Running sysbench on RDS MySQL, RDS MariaDB, and Amazon Aurora MySQL via SSL/TLS
6 November 2019, idk.dev

VividCortex New Releases Make It Even Easier to See and Share Database Monitoring Insights
21 November 2019, Inside NoVA

Western Union picks Amazon Web Services as its cloud provider
21 November 2019, IBS Intelligence

Amazon Migrates Away From Oracle DB
24 October 2019, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

The Kinetica Active Analytics Platform and RAPIDS Now Available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to Accelerate Predictive Data Analytics Performance
19 November 2019, Yahoo Finance

Kinetica Collaborates with NVIDIA to Serve Real-time Data-driven Insights
6 November 2019, MarTech Advisor

Kinetica Active Analytics Platform Incorporates NVIDIA RAPIDS for Predictive Analytics
13 November 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Kinetica Active Analytics Platform Releases Out-of-Box Support for NVIDIA RAPIDS, Delivering Massive Performance Boost to Predictive Data Analytics
5 November 2019, Business Wire

GPU Database Market Top companies- Kinetica, OmniSci,SQream , Neo4j , NVIDIA , Brytlyt, Blazegraph , BlazingDB, Zilliz
16 November 2019, News Hours Today

provided by Google News

The Time Bitcoin (BTC) Accidentally Forked in March 2013, and Someone Sent a $10000 Double Spend at That Exact Moment – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust
23 October 2019, CryptoIQ

Getting Started with Oracle Berkeley DB
5 July 2015, DZone News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Database Trends Report: SQL Beats NoSQL, MySQL Most Popular
5 March 2019, ADT Magazine

Top Local Databases for React Native App Development {A 2020 List}
22 October 2019, Appinventiv

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

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

IT Specialist II/Programmer Analyst Pos. #00187
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, Richmond, VA

Senior Software Engineer
Software AG, Denver, CO

Programmer/Developer
Social Commerce Ventures, Austin, TX

System Analyst
Technozant, Austin, TX

Database Engines Software Development Engineer Internship - Summer 2020 (US)
Amazon.com Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Remote Data Engineer (USA)
VividCortex, United States

Business Intelligence Engineer
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Database Administrator
Halo Communications Inc, Columbus, OH

DBA Administrator
Remedy BPCI Partners, LLC., New York, NY

Principal Solutions Engineer (Federal)
Kinetica DB, Arlington, VA

Machine Learning Engineer
BAIN & COMPANY, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Data Engineer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Falls Church, VA

Database Engineer, Senior
Independent Software, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Systems Engineer
DeNovo Solutions, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Developer
Spectrum Systems, Riverwoods, IL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

AllegroGraph logo

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

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.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Present your product here