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

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsApplication development environment with integrated database management systemJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA 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 DBMSDocument storeDocument 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
Score3.35
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score8.95
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgepouchdb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestpouchdb.com/­guidesrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012198420122014
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92nono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)JavaScript.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScriptno 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 11.4Sharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
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 replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgePouchDBRealm
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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