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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. OpenEdge vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneApplication development environment with integrated database management systemQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#189  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score3.91
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#250  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#149  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.progress.com/­openedgewww.openqm.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperCrateProgress Software CorporationMartin PhillipsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20131984199319941984
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20173.4-1218.1 (Core), June 20187.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes infowith some exceptionsschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.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
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesno
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4yesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsUsers and groupsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBOpenEdgeOpenQM infoalso called QMOracle Berkeley DBOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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