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The purpose of this page is to offer information related to the SAP Advantage Database Server product, which is not available in the more formally published documentation.

Advantage Database Server is a full-featured, easily embedded, client-server, relational database management system that provides you with Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM) table-based and SQL-based data access.

  • ADS Product Download from Developer Zone to version
  • ADS Product Download after
  • Detailed Supported Platforms and Supported IDEs
  • Advantage Database Server Homepage and Forum at SAP
  • Advantage Forum at DevZone
  • Advantage Developers Zone
  • Useful Applications (Use Firefox to download until further notice)
  • ADS Knowlegde Base Articles
  • Advantage screencasts to guide you through your development process
  • Advantage 12 Online Helpfile
  • ADS Software Registration (version 8.10.x and earlier)
  • Advantage Database Server Hardware Requirement
  • Advantage Tech Tips
  • Chris Franz' Advantage Blog

* DevZone will be set to read only, so please use the SAP SCN site to stay up to date


SAP ADS Version 12.0. released!

Advantage Getting Started Guides

Advantage Database Server version 11.10.


ADS 12.1 and service update released and available to download.

Create a high available Database Solution

ADS Sales Team & Roadmap                           

For order or 2 user developer version:


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  1. Former Member

    For anyone who's trying to access the KBA, please use{KBA Number} instead

    1. All links should now be correct.