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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score27.62
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#74  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasedocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release201019841984
Current releaseV12OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups

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