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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. OpenEdge

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score4.21
Rank#92  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score4.50
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Progress Software Corporation
Initial release20101984
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers and groups

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