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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenEdge vs. Realm vs. Spark SQL

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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 DataSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score18.63
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.iospark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2012198420142014
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 20203.0.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.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
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4noneyes, utilizing Spark Core
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 replicationnonenone
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 integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDACIDno
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 infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesUsers and groupsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgeRealmSpark SQL
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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