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

DBMS > Adabas vs. EnterpriseDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. EnterpriseDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database 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 comparisonEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#68  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#102  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.enterprisedb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGEnterpriseDBGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release1971200520122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseV10, November 201710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes 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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturaluser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.limited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functions
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"EnterpriseDBFirebase Realtime DatabasePostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
» more
Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
» more
Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
» more
Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
» more
Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
» more

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"EnterpriseDBFirebase Realtime DatabasePostgres-XL
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Software AG (ETR:SOW) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages
28 January 2020, Riverton Roll

Software AG (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts
28 January 2020, Riverton Roll

UBS Group Analysts Give Software (ETR:SOW) a €35.00 Price Target
26 January 2020, Riverton Roll

Global Database Management Software Market Size, growth, Analysis Share, Size & Trend, Industry Analysis Report with prominent key players- Maker and others forecast to 2026-2023
28 January 2020, Briotainment

Software (ETR:SOW) Given a €42.00 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Analysts
24 January 2020, Slater Sentinel

provided by Google News

EnterpriseDB Announces Postgres Platform 12; Extends Leading Open Source Database
10 December 2019, RealWire

EnterpriseDB Expands Worldwide Partner Program
5 September 2019, PRNewswire

EnterpriseDB Acquired by Great Hill Partners
26 June 2019, PRNewswire

EnterpriseDB goes private
26 June 2019, ZDNet

EnterpriseDB Named a Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems
3 December 2019, RealWire

provided by Google News

5 cloud database comparison tips to guide your data strategy
23 January 2020, TechTarget

Google Graveyard: These Google Services Will Disappear In 2020
30 December 2019, Forbes

Exposed Firebase databases hidden by Google search
2 December 2019, TechTarget

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

Google Announces Its Plans For GDC 2020 & Developers Summit
28 January 2020, Bleeding Cool News

provided by Google News

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

Interview with Frank Huerta and Mason Sharp on PostGres-XL
13 May 2014, opensource.com

PostgreSQL vs. Hadoop
20 August 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

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

ADABAS Database Administrator
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Applications Systems Analyst
Arizona Department of Public Safety, Phoenix, AZ

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Mainframe Developer
Ace-stack LLC, Columbus, OH

PostgreSQL Database Administrator
O'Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield, MO

Programmer Analyst- Associate Development Program
FIS Global, Collegeville, PA

Principal Engineer - IoT
Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA

Sr. Database Administrator
Advance America, Spartanburg, SC

Senior Devops Platform Engineer
Blackwatch International Corporation, Washington, DC

PROFESSIONAL XAMARIN DEVELOPER
Edge One Solutions, Remote

Data Architect
CDK Global, Seattle, WA

Data Analyst/Developer
RPX, San Francisco, CA

Data Engineer
Petuum, Sunnyvale, CA

Web Developer II (SAIL)
Northeastern University, Boston, MA

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.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Couchbase logo

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

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

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

Present your product here