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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Oracle Rdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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Score3.80
Rank#74  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#80  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Rocket Software
Initial release198419841985
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes infoU2 Basic
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 replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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