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

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA 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 modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.10
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#66  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score5.06
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score8.75
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitemaxdb.sap.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.io
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1984201219842014
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 2018OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.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 proceduresyesnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesnoyesyes 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 nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic 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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMicrosoft 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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