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

DBMS > Adabas vs. dBASE vs. GraphDB

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. dBASE vs. GraphDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.76
Rank#76  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score15.11
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlwww.dbase.comgraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AGAsthon TateOntotext
Initial release197119792000
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 20168.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaynoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesNaturaldBase proprietary IDE.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.Java Server Plugin
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Access rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"dBASEGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
» more
Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
» more
Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
» more
Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
» more
Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
» 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"dBASEGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
DB-Engines blog posts

DB-Engines Ranking coverage expanded to 169 database management systems
3 June 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Conferences and events

Reasoning with Big Knowledge Graphs: Choices, Pitfalls and Proven Recipes
Webinar, 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CEST, 30 July 2020 (finished)

Hands-on with the JDBC Driver in GraphDB: Bridging relational queries to the graph world
Webinar, 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 5:00 PM CEST, 17 September 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

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

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

Software AG Launches Event Analytics for Adabas – Bringing the Latest Big Data Security Technology to the Mainframe
9 March 2015, 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

Microsoft Access 2016 Now Supports dBase Database Format
7 September 2016, Redmondmag.com

Retro Database dBASE Making a Comeback?
20 March 2013, Visual Studio Magazine

How No-Code and Low-Code Can Help Marketing Departments Save Time and Resources
16 September 2020, CMSWire

15 Best Data Analytics Tools For Big Data - Techiexpert.com
27 September 2020, TechiExpert.com

dBase, LLC. is excited to announce the NEW version of dBASE® 2019 Optimized Edition
19 July 2019, MENAFN.COM

provided by Google News

Ontotext GraphDB 9.4 Enables SQL Access to Knowledge Graphs and Visual Mapping of Tabular Data to RDF
11 September 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Champion in Bloor's Graph Database Market Update
27 July 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
16 December 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

DTI Mainframe Services Senior Analyst (This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware)
State of Delaware, Dover, DE

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

CUSTOMER SERVICE LIAISON - CALL CENTER - GREENSBURG
Excela Health Corporate Services, Greensburg, PA

IT Applications Programmer 1
State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

Finance Business Analyst (00005420)
Guilford County Government, Greensboro, NC

Support Technician I
Navy Exchange Service Command, Virginia Beach, VA

Microsoft .NET Developer - Frankfort, KY
NTT DATA Services, Frankfort, KY

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

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

Vertica logo

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

Present your product here