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

DBMS > Adabas vs. BigObject vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. BigObject vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#320  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1062.76
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGBigObject, Inc.KineticaMicrosoft
Initial release1971201520121989
Current release6.0SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesNaturalC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalLuauser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistanoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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)noAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine 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
3rd partiesNavicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

Navicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

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"BigObjectKineticaMicrosoft SQL Server
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

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

OpenLegacy Offers Turnkey Access to Hard-to-Reach Legacy Data for Joint Customers with Talend
26 August 2020, Yahoo Finance

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

Software : announces Q2 and H1 2020 financial results; delivers strong second quarter and accelerated transformation progress
22 July 2020, marketscreener.com

AAFMAA Selects Software AG Adabas and Natural System for Self-Service Insurance and Financial Solutions
17 February 2016, Business Wire

provided by Google News

How to Stay Sane With Modern C++
7 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

Kinetica Streaming Data Warehouse Update Designed for Petabyte-Scale Data Sets
15 September 2020, TDWI

The Kinetica Streaming Data Warehouse Eliminates Legacy Analytics Latency with Simultaneous Streaming and Data Analysis
3 September 2020, Business Wire

COVID-19 Impact on GPU Database Market 2020: Global Industry Size, Growth, Emerging Trends, Business Opportunities, SWOT Analysis by Top Key Vendors, Demand and Forecast Research to 2025
26 August 2020, The Daily Chronicle

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

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

provided by Google News

Hasura Brings Instant GraphQL to MySQL and SQL Server for Rapid API Development to Unlock Siloed Data, Raises $25 Million in Series B
8 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Several Microsoft SQL databases infected by new malware: Tencent
17 September 2020, ETTelecom.com

An Introduction to Microsoft Hybrid SQL Server Solutions - Microsoft
15 September 2020, Channel 9

Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports SQL Server 2019
26 August 2020, idk.dev

Hasura Introduces GraphQL Support for MySQL and SQL Server
15 September 2020, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

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

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

Adabas Natural Programmer Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Mainframe Migration Specialist – Financial Services
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA

SQL Server Application DBA II (Junior to Mid Level)
National General Insurance, Alice, TX

Jr. SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA)
AgileRank, LLC, Charlotte, NC

SQL Server Developer
Systems Plus, Washington, DC

MS SQL Server DBA 2
Spartan Technologies, Fort Washington, PA

Jr. SQL Database Administrator
GOLDEN WOLF LLC, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

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.

Vertica logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here