DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. MariaDB vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Lovefield vs. MariaDB vs. Solr

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.61
Rank#78  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
lucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarylucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperSoftware AGGoogleMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Apache Software Foundation
Initial release1971201420092006
Current release2.1.12, February 201710.6.5, November 20218.11.0, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
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.
SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensionsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
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
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3Java plugins
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"LovefieldMariaDBSolr
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» 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
3rd partiesNavicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

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"LovefieldMariaDBSolr
DB-Engines blog posts

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Elasticsearch replaced Solr as the most popular search engine
12 January 2016, Paul Andlinger

Enterprise Search Engines almost double their popularity in the last 12 months
2 July 2014, Paul Andlinger

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Astadia Migration Factory to Reduce the Duration of Mainframe to AWS Migrations by up to 90%
30 November 2021, Business Wire

Software AG Draws Interest From CVC, Silver Lake, Thoma Bravo
3 December 2021, Bloomberg

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

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

Get legacy ERP in the fast lane to modern infrastructure with APIs
2 June 2021, Diginomica

provided by Google News

Optimizing MySQL and MariaDB Environments with Pure Storage
6 December 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Quickly learn how Kubernetes Operators work from this example
6 December 2021, TheServerSide.com

MySQL a 'pretty poor database' says departing Oracle engineer
6 December 2021, The Register

How to install MySQL 8.0 Server on Debian 11 Bullseye
26 November 2021, Linux Shout

Latest MariaDB Community Server Release Boosts Open Source Advancements
23 June 2021, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

ScottishPower appointed as SoLR for Entice Energy and Orbit Energy's customers
1 December 2021, Current News

Ofgem launches consultation for ScottishPower SoLR payment claims - Energy Live News
22 November 2021, Energy Made Easy

UK Energy Supplier Bulb Placed into Special Administration
23 November 2021, The National Law Review

Ofgem appoints British Gas as SoLR for two collapsed firms - Energy Live News
23 November 2021, Energy Made Easy

Cabinet of Ministers reduces gas price for SoLR customers
26 October 2021, Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Natural Adabas Developers
Sedna Consulting Group, Remote

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

Adabas Database Administrator
DMI, Remote

Adabas Natural Programmer Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

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

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

Sales Retention Call Center Representative
Etech, Dallas, TX

Exciting & Friendly Call Center | Onsite Agents
Etech, Dallas, TX

Sr. MariaDB Specialist-Location Open
Deloitte, Davenport, IA

Head of Design (remote)
Percona, New York, NY

IT Service Desk Agent
Percona, United States

NOC Technician M/F
smartTrade, New York, NY

Contracts Specialist (remote)
Percona, Atlanta, GA

QA Tester - Protractor
Miracle Software Systems, North Carolina

Solr Search Engine Expert
Ignitiv, Remote

Analyst, Training & Documentation (Remote - US)
LucidWorks, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

IBM WebCommerce Admin
Audax Labs, Seattle, WA

Staff Software Engineer (Machine Learning)- Slack
Salesforce, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

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

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 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

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

Present your product here