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

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 DataA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score1.87
Rank#115  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.progress.com/­openedgerealm.iowww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrealm.io/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Timescale
Initial release2012198420142017
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC
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 dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4noneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
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 replicationnoneMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
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 integritynoyesnoyes
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 groupsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageOpenEdgeRealmTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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