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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Realm

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsApplication development environment with integrated database management systemKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.07
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score3.91
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score3.97
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score9.47
Rank#44  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrealm.io
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationOracleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012198420112014
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201719.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replicationElectable Master-Slave per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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.nonoyes infooff heap cacheyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgeOracle NoSQLRealm
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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