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

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 DataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score8.54
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2012198420142016
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20173.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 11.4nonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
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 replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDACIDACID
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 groupsyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgeRealmTiDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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