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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenEdge vs. Postgres-XL vs. Realm

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsApplication development environment with integrated database management systemBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.72
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score5.11
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score8.95
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgewww.postgres-xl.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201219842014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2014
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes 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 integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDACID infoMVCCACID
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 controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgePostgres-XLRealm
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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