Adabas vs. IBM IMS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adabas
Score 6.0 out of 10
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Adabas is a database management system (DBMS) platform from Software AG.N/A
IBM IMS
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
IBM IMS, for Information Management System, is a database and transaction server.N/A
Pricing
AdabasIBM IMS
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AdabasIBM IMS
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
AdabasIBM IMS
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User Ratings
AdabasIBM IMS
Likelihood to Recommend
6.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
AdabasIBM IMS
Likelihood to Recommend
Software AG
It's well suited for applications running on z/OS I wouldn't consider it for applications on other operating systems
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IBM
We have built a database of a network of bank branches with all the needs of security and recovery/restart. It requires knowledge of obsolete maintenance languages and perhaps it is too rigid in the schemes.
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Pros
Software AG
  • It's efficient
  • uses relativly few resources
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IBM
  • Security
  • Reliability
  • Big volume of data and good performance
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Cons
Software AG
  • Using newer features of z/OS
  • pricing
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IBM
  • Certainly, not being a DB relational penalizes its use
  • It should be more flexible
  • Open up to more recent languages
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Likelihood to Renew
Software AG
Converting to another DBMS is a huge project.
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IBM
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Alternatives Considered
Software AG
Adabas uses resources better than DB2, but it doesn't use newer features of the hardware or operating system.
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IBM
Essentially, for a question of reliability and scalability, the performance has always been of an enterprise level. The utilities are efficient and effective.
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Return on Investment
Software AG
  • Every time we want to upgrade our computer, the pricing for adabas is a big concern
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IBM
  • The investment made about 20 years ago that has been fully repaid
  • Reliability and security of investments
  • Unfortunately, it is quite outdated and therefore maintenance costs are higher because the skills are not always available.
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