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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. Riak KV vs. XAP

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeHigh 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 infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score4.60
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.92
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgeriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationBasho TechnologiesGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198420092000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20172.1.0, April 201514.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoclose to SQL 92noSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesProgress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsnoRole-based access control

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