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

DBMS > Adabas vs. Realm vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Realm vs. SAP Adaptive Server

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLiteThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.99
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.74
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score56.10
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmlrealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperSoftware AGRealmSAP, Sybase
Initial release197120141987
Current release16.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.commercial
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 languageC and C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewaynoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesNaturalJava infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistanonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatornoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)nofine 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"RealmSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Software AG (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
20 September 2019, Riverton Roll

Lack of software expertise stymies IoT app development - Tracking The Internet of Things
17 September 2019, IoTAustralia

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

Software AG (OTCMKTS:STWRY) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts
31 August 2019, Sundance Herald

What's in SOFTWARE AG DARMSTADT ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:SWDAF) After Decline in Shorted Shares?
15 September 2019, Invest Tribune

provided by Google News

Realm explains the benefits of real-time collaboration for mobile apps
24 October 2016, App Developer Magazine

Realm Makes PostgreSQL Real-Time with New Connector
21 March 2017, Database Trends and Applications

Realm Platform 2.0 Is Significant Step Forward for Building Responsive and Real-Time Mobile Applications
17 October 2017, Business Wire

Realm Receives Investment from Ericsson Ventures to Advance Development of Edge Computing Solutions
21 September 2017, Business Wire

Realm Launches Realm Mobile Platform Professional Edition to Drive Collaborative Realtime Applications
12 December 2016, Business Wire

provided by Google News

SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old
22 July 2019, ZDNet

Business Intelligence Platforms Software Market 2019 In-depth Analysis by Leading Players: Domo, Tableau Server, Power BI
17 September 2019, People Daily Herald

The BestVPN Awards 2016: 60 Essential Infosec Blogs
2 September 2019, proprivacy.com

Top Database Management Systems Vendors
10 May 2019, eWeek

Sapphire 2019: Low-Cost Platform
9 May 2019, E3zine.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer II (ADABAS & Natural)
US House Of Representatives - CAO, Washington, DC

SENIOR ARCHITECT, STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, IS&T Applications
Boston University, Boston, MA

System Analyst
Technozant, Austin, TX

ADABAS NATURAL Programmer
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

Senior Software Developer/Analyst
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Senior Android Software Engineer
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Laurel, MD

Software Engineer, iOS - Seattle
Lyft, Seattle, WA

Software Engineer, iOS
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

Information Technology Project Manager, Lead
Booz Allen Hamilton, Chantilly, VA

Database Administrator
Administrative Office of PA Courts, Mechanicsburg, PA

Team Lead - Business Intelligence
Gulf States Toyota, Inc., Houston, TX

Solution Architect Data Center Group - Midwest
Lenovo, Austin, TX

IT e-commerce Support Engineer III
Signet Jewelers, Akron, OH

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

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

AllegroGraph logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

Present your product here