Gartner Research

Software AG Adabas

Published: 24 April 2001

ID: G0089823

Analyst(s): Mary I. Hubley, Alea Fairchild


Software AG's Adabas is a high-performance database management system optimized for online transaction processing. Originally developed for mainframe environments, it runs on the major S/390 operating systems--OS/390, MVS/ESA, VSE/ESA, and VM/ESA. It also runs on other major proprietary platforms such as Windows NT, OpenVMS, and OS/400 as well as the major Unix operating environments, such as IBM AIX, Compaq Tru64 UNIX, HP-UX, and Sun Solaris. Software AG also offers a purely relational database management system, Adabas D, for the Unix and Windows NT server market.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
    • Current Releases
  • Analysis
    • Performance Add-Ons
    • Web Enablement
    • Product Direction and Future Enhancements
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Capable of Supporting Contemporary Applications
    • Support of Parallel Technology
    • Separately Priced Features
  • Limitations
    • Enterprise Solution Offering
    • Limited Third-Party Support
  • Insight

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