DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the hard real time dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. Lovefield vs. TempoIQ

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.78
Rank#81  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.claris.com/­filemakergoogle.github.io/­lovefieldtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogleTempoIQ
Initial release19712012198320142012
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC#JavaScript
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsiOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#PHPJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsyesnono
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsyesUsing read-only observersyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnosimple authentication-based access control

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"FatDBFileMakerLovefieldTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Recent citations in the news

Software AG Delivers Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Digital Business Product Revenue Growth; Accelerates Profit in First Quarter
27 April 2022, Yahoo Finance

Software Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:SWDAF) Short Interest Update
18 April 2022, Defense World

Software Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:STWRY) to Issue Dividend of $0.13
14 May 2022, Defense World

Short Interest in Software Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:SWDAF) Grows By 35.7%
2 May 2022, Defense World

Accelerate business performance, digitisation with integration leader mWtech
25 April 2022, ITWeb

provided by Google News

No-Code Development Platforms Software Market Size And Forecast | FileMaker, Nintex, Quick Base, Airtable, Zudy, Salesforce, Zoho Creator, AppSheet, KiSSFLOW, Ninox – Queen Anne and Mangolia News
12 May 2022, Queen Anne and Mangolia News

Low-Code Development Platforms Software Market Size And Forecast | OutSystems, Mendix, FileMaker, Salesforce, Zoho Creator, Visual LANSA, KiSSFLOW, Spring Boot, Zudy, Domino – Queen Anne and Mangolia News
12 May 2022, Queen Anne and Mangolia News

Database Management Software Market 2022 by Top Players In the industry, Market Size, Share and Geographical Analysis, Type and Application with Growing Innovations, Future Opportunities, and Projection to 2028
17 May 2022, Digital Journal

Apple subsidiary Claris apologizes for hours-long FileMaker Cloud outage
15 December 2021, AppleInsider

Workplace Innovation Platforms Market Report Covers Future Trends With Research 2022 to 2029 – FileMaker, Salesforce, Platform
9 May 2022, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

Google Lovefield Relational Query Engine
21 November 2014, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

Cloud Computing in Industrial IoT Market Size by Consumption Analysis, Developments and Trends, Growth Forecast, Regions, Type, Manufacturers, and Application
10 May 2022, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Adabas Database Specialist
DMI, Remote

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS
Apexon, Richmond, VA

REMOTE WORK: Natural ADABAS Developer
Spruce Technology, Remote

Mainframe Programmer
NuAxis Innovations, Denver, CO

Mainframes - Natural 4 / ADABAS Developer with 10+yrs exp preferred local NYC, NY - immediate interview
Spruce Technology, New York, NY

Production Assistant (Temporary)
GBH Boston, Remote

HLN Packer
Huhtamaki Group, Los Angeles, CA

Application Support Specialist - Full Time
Security Industry Specialists, Inc., Austin, TX

Casting Assistant, Hulu Originals
Hulu, Santa Monica, CA

Data Wrangler Jr. & Lead - Production
Marvel Studios, United States

Senior Software Engineer (Hybrid Mobile and Web Apps)
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, Duluth, GA

Pre-K Teacher (Montessori)
Willow Montessori Academy, Dallas, TX

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here