DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. Cloudant vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Cloudant vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Postgres-XL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA multi-model DBMS and application serverBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlcloudant.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.intersystems.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014InterSystems
Initial release1971201019972014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2017.2, October 201710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
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 languageErlangC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
hostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine 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"CloudantInterSystems CachéPostgres-XL
DB-Engines blog posts

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

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, 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

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

IBM’s new CEO lays out his roadmap
5 May 2020, InfoWorld

IBM Research – Confidentiality and Governance of Cloud Services
24 April 2020, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Bishop Fox Researchers Discover High-Risk Vulnerability in InterSystems Application
24 July 2019, PRNewswire

InterSystems
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Vulns in Open Source EHR Puts Patient Health Data ...
15 July 2020, Dark Reading

Cache
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Multivalue Database Listing
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

When PostgreSQL Doesn't Scale Well Enough
18 April 2016, DZone News

PostgreSQL vs. Hadoop
20 August 2016, DZone News

TransLattice offers details on PostgreSQL
15 May 2014, ZDNet

The States Can’t Blockchain
1 March 2020, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

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

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

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., New York, NY

Application Developer
Ontario Systems, Vancouver, WA

Quality Engineer
Ontario Systems, Muncie, IN

Sr. PL/SQL Developer
iSquareInfo LLC, New York, NY

Application Developer
Ontario Systems, Muncie, IN

INTERSYSTEMS CACHE DEVELOPER
Dynamic Interactive Business Systems, Chicago, IL

Senior Business Intelligence Engineer
OpenVPN Inc., Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

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.

Neo4j logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here