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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Oracle Rdb vs. XAP

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score3.80
Rank#74  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198419842000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 201714.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsRole-based access control

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