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System Properties Comparison OpenEdge vs. SAP HANA vs. XAP

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NameOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApplication development environment with integrated database management systemIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceHigh 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 modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Object oriented DBMS
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Score4.60
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score51.34
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.progress.com/­openedgewww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latesthelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperProgress Software CorporationSAPGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198420102000
Current releaseOpenEdge 11.7, March 20172.0 SPS04, April 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-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
JDBC
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 proceduresyesSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4yesSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-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 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and groupsyesRole-based access control

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