DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Interbase vs. IRONdb vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. FatDB vs. Interbase vs. IRONdb vs. Yaacomo

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the 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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.45
Rank#79  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperSoftware AGFatCloudEmbarcaderoCirconus LLC.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release19712012198420172009
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC#CC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
WindowsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServeryesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes infovia applicationsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatorselectable replication factorInterbase Change Viewsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine 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"FatDBInterbaseIRONdbYaacomo
Recent citations in the news

Remove your barriers to Cloud: Attack the legacy mainframe monolith
22 September 2021, CIO

Software AG says it has turned the corner in shift to a subscription business
21 July 2021, SiliconANGLE News

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

GT Software Named Latest Denodo Technology Partner for Connections to Mainframe Data Sources
16 March 2021, Business Wire

2 Software Stocks That Look Like Bargains
12 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Embarcadero Announces InterBase 2020, Flagship Database Management System Now with Tablespaces and Patented Change ViewsTM Technology
15 November 2019, Business Wire

Local Quilts of Valor chapter awards quilts to veterans
19 September 2021, Mooresville Tribune

Embarcadero Announces High-Performance InterBase SMP 2009 Database
8 September 2008, Database Journal

Embarcadero Introduces RAD Studio 10.3.3 with 64-bit Android App Development Capabilities and Enhanced Multi-Tier Support
21 November 2019, Business Wire

Hidden risks with third-party software and how to mitigate those risks
27 November 2020, Security Magazine

provided by Google News

Bob Moul's latest gig is leading data intelligence company Circonus
30 October 2019, Technical.ly

Circonus extends powerful full-stack observability for edge computing, 5G applications, and IoT deployments | State
8 September 2021, Pennsylvanianewstoday.com

On the Radar: COVID-19, Circonus, and Fake FB Accounts
4 March 2020, Datanami

provided by Google News

Staying power: the growing impact of PostgreSQL on enterprise marks Postgres Vision 2021
15 June 2021, SiliconANGLE News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Adabas Natural Mainframe Consultants
Advanced, Mobile, AL

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS | Richmond, VA (Will be remote during Covid)
Apexon, Richmond, VA

Mainframe Developer - Natural / ADABAS | Richmond, VA (Will be remote during Covid)
iknowvate technologies, Richmond, VA

Adabas Natural Programmer Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

ADABAS Database Administrator
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

JR SQL Developer - Data Wrangler Apprenticeship
Arkansas Center for Data Sciences, Little Rock, AR

SMS|Host Product Specialist
Springer-Miller Systems SMS, Henderson, NV

Software developer
InterBase Corporation, Yorba Linda, CA

Staff Software Engineer
WarnerMedia, Seattle, WA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

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

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

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

Present your product here