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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenEdge vs. Realm

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#313  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score4.85
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score8.54
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteboilerbay.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.io
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.MicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2002201219842014
Current release4.0OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsyes
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InfinityDBMicrosoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgeRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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