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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBApplication development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score3.78
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.84
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#153  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Progress Software CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release2010198419941984
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201718.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers and groupsno

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