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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Realm

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used in-process key-value storeA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.78
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.84
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#153  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlrealm.io
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release1984199419842014
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201718.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMSAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyesnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoyes
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OpenEdgeOracle Berkeley DBOracle RdbRealm
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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