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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Redis vs. XAP

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.High 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 DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.60
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score150.05
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.92
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgeredis.iowww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestredis.io/­documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198420092000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20176.0.5, June 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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 indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayes
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4ShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Master-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionRole-based access control

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