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

DBMS > Adabas vs. BaseX vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BaseX vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#74  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlbasex.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orghelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSoftware AGBaseX GmbHSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release197120071992
Current release9.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
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 languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine 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
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"BaseXSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Recent citations in the news

ADABAS DBA & Systems Programmer - Ensono
14 July 2020, Built In Chicago

Software AG hits its Q2 mark as customers respond to accelerated change. We speak with CEO Sanjay Brahmawar
22 July 2020, Diginomica

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

Database Management Software Market Trends, Regulations And Competitive Landscape Outlook to 2026
8 August 2020, Owned

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

provided by Google News

XML Databases Software Market with Covid-19 Effect Analysis, Future Challenges and Growth Outlook 2025
12 August 2020, The Daily Chronicle

BaseX: Free, open source XML wrangling
3 March 2015, Network World

GraphQL And The Rise of Universal Data Access
28 October 2019, Forbes

Diagnosis Needed - Windows 7
27 April 2020, BleepingComputer

How open offices prohibit productivity and social interaction
15 February 2019, Ladders

provided by Google News

Best Database Management Software 2020
14 July 2020, Datamation

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Administrator - ITS4
State of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN

Mainframe Migration Specialist – Financial Services
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Senior Natural/ADABAS Developer
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), Sacramento, CA

Junior Adaptable Database System (ADABAS) Database Specialist
DMI, Boyers, PA

Solution Specialist - Jr. ADABAS Database_IBM
Deloitte, Mechanicsburg, PA

Database Administrator
ECR Software Corporation, Boone, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

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 Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here