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

DBMS > Adabas vs. NSDb vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. NSDb vs. Postgres-XL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlnsdb.iowww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperSoftware AG
Initial release197120172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
macOS
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin Naturalnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine 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"NSDbPostgres-XL
Recent citations in the news

Database Management Software market a comprehensive study by key players- IBM,MySQL,SAP,SolarWinds,ADABAS,Oracle,Informix,Teradata,Microsoft,FileMaker,Redis,SQLite,DbVisualizer,MongoDB,PostgreSQL,Amazon RDS
26 October 2020, TechnoWeekly

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

Edited Transcript of SOWGn.DE earnings conference call or presentation 21-Oct-20 7:30am GMT
21 October 2020, Yahoo Finance

COBOL Is Taking Heat, but These Other Legacy Languages Could Burn You
1 October 2020, DevOps.com

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

provided by Google News

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
14 April 2019, Packt Hub

When PostgreSQL Doesn't Scale Well Enough
18 April 2016, DZone News

Experts Partner to Enhance Database Integration and Deployment Services
27 August 2014, PR Newswire

PostgreSQL vs. Hadoop
20 August 2016, DZone News

PostgreSQL 9.4's secret weapon? YES, IT'S A NEW FILE FORMAT!
16 May 2014, Register

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

z/Cloud ADABAS Administrator
IBM, Herndon, VA

Mainframe Developer
EPM Systems, Reston, VA

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

ADABAS Database Administrator
Karsun Solutions, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK

Senior Natural/ADABAS Developer
West Advanced Technologies (WATI), Sacramento, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

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.

Vertica logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here