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

DBMS > Adabas vs. Ignite vs. Informix vs. OpenEdge

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Ignite vs. Informix vs. OpenEdge

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.28
Rank#72  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score23.75
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlignite.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
documentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperSoftware AGApache Software FoundationIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Progress Software Corporation
Initial release1971201519841984
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.614.10.FC3, December 2019OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewayANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesyes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes (replicated cache)Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)Security Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsUsers and groups

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"IgniteInformixOpenEdge
Recent citations in the news

Treehouse Software, Inc. Collaborates with Google Cloud to Offer Mainframe-to-Google Cloud Data Replication for Enterprise Transformation and Modernization
2 April 2020, News-Press Now

A Global Digital Media Network
18 March 2020, Digital Journal

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

Software AG: Surprisingly Strong Q3 Results - Easing Pressure On Q4
23 October 2019, Seeking Alpha

Software AG's Strategy To End Its 8-Year Growth Drought
19 April 2019, Forbes

provided by Google News

Apache Ignite team grants users' wish for better observability
12 March 2020, DevClass

GridGain Experts Share In-Memory Computing Strategies, Offer Practical Advice at Virtual Events Around the World
31 March 2020, Associated Press

news digest: .NET Core uninstall tool 1.0, Mozilla partners with KaiOS, and Apache Ignite 2.8 - SD Times
12 March 2020, SDTimes.com

GridGain Offers New Consulting Services Packages for Apache Ignite and GridGain Community Edition
1 August 2019, GlobeNewswire

Denis Magda on Continuous Deep Learning with Apache Ignite
16 September 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

The 28 Best Database Management Software Systems and Tools for 2020
13 March 2020, Solutions Review

Fugitive Silicon Valley tech executive hauled into federal court
16 October 2019, The Mercury News

A Global Digital Media Network
18 March 2020, Digital Journal

WEX Identifies Cause Of Fuel Card Problems: Too Much Data
5 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Relational Databases Software Market Research Insight 2024 by Top Foremost Industry Players as Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS
3 April 2020, The Canton Independent Sentinel

provided by Google News

Industry Spotlight: Extracting data from inside the app
1 June 2017, SDTimes.com

SQL vs. NoSQL vs. NewSQL: Finding the Right Solution
17 August 2015, Dataconomy

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Natural/Mainframe/Adabas Programmer Analyst
Ajna Infotech, Jackson, MS

Adabas Database Administrator
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), West Sacramento, CA

Adabas Natural Programmer Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

ADABAS Database Administrator
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Associate, Engineer
Deutsche Bank, Cary, NC

Lead UI Developer - Front Office Risk
State Street, New York, NY

Contracts Manager
GridGain, Foster City, CA

Performance Engineer- Developer
LPL Financial, Fort Mill, SC

GMT Lead Developer - Front Office Risk Platform
State Street, New York, NY

Informix 4GL Developer
Evolutyz IT Services, Ann Arbor, MI

Informix DBA
IDC, Dallas, TX

C++ Developer
Canopy One Solutions, Inc., Conway, AR

Informix Database Administrator
Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC., Kansas City, MO

Programmer Analyst
U S BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA, Shreveport, LA

OpenEdge / Database Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Roseland, NJ

Progress OpenEdge Database Administrator
JSR Tech Consulting, Roseland, NJ

OpenEdge Software Engineer
Mass Genics, Wilmington, DE

QA Engineer (Software Development Engineer in Test)
Progress Software Corporation, Bedford, MA

QA Engineer (Software Development Engineer in Test)
Progress, Bedford, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Luna logo

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

Present your product here