DB-EnginesExtremeDB: is hard real time possible with a dbms?English
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > H2 vs. Oracle vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. Oracle vs. SAP Adaptive Server

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Widely used RDBMSThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1266.89
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score51.05
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperThomas MuellerOracleSAP, Sybase
Initial release200519801987
Current release2.1.210, January 202219c, February 201916.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
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 languageJavaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine 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
3rd partiesFivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
H2OracleSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

IBM Preconfigures Power System Racks Running Oracle Database
17 January 2022, IT Jungle

New Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services Authorized for the US Government
24 January 2022, HPCwire

Should You Buy Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Stock on Thursday?
27 January 2022, InvestorsObserver

Can Oracle make Cerner's EHR sing? CIOs and analysts chime in
21 January 2022, Healthcare IT News

Oracle opens Johannesburg cloud region as demand for data centres grows
21 January 2022, CIO

provided by Google News

Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge
3 June 2020, CSO Online

SAP ASE leaves sensitive credentials in installation logs
24 September 2020, CSO Online

Critical SAP ASE Flaws Allow Complete Control of Databases
3 June 2020, Threatpost

New Services In SAP HANA Cloud Lower TCO For Customers In
9 April 2021, MarTech Series

SAP Unveils New Services in SAP HANA Cloud
28 April 2021, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Oracle EBS Programmer
Newkleo LLC, Remote

APTARE Service Provider
Silex Data Solutions, Remote

Oracle Database Administrator
nLeague Services, Atlanta, GA

Database Reliability Engineer - Oracle and No-SQL
Qualys, Foster City, CA

Oracle Middleware Administrator
Information Technology Strategies, Remote

SAP Hybris Commerce Cloud Developer
Arrow Electronics, Londonderry, NH

Senior Account Manager
Synergy Associates, LLC, Medina, MN

IT Lead Business Systems Analyst, Open Text VIM
CHS Inc, Inver Grove Heights, MN

Senior Biostatistician
Cytel, Inc (USA), United States

BI Tech Lead - Tableau
Gulf States Toyota, Inc., Houston, TX

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

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

Present your product here