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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Oracle Rdb vs. RRDtool

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.80
Rank#74  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#91  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Tobias Oetiker
Initial release198419841999
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20171.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsno

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