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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. PostgreSQL

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.57
Rank#74  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#99  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score482.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release198420081989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20178.0.15-6, May 201911.5, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92yesyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Master-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenEdgePercona Server for MySQLPostgreSQL
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Typical application scenariosTransaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Key customersFacebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Market metricsOver 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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