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OpenCms vs. Alfresco

OpenCms Alfresco + Add column
Preference 42% votes 58% votes
Website www.​opencms.​org www.​alfresco.​com
License ?
Implementation flexibility 25% votes 75% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality (55% global votes) (48% global votes)
Full text search Yes Yes
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes ?
Standard compliance Yes ?
User statistics Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes ?
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes ?
External pages Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Template language
System requirements
Operating system ?
Programming language
Memory recommended 1 GB 4 GB
Memory minimum 256 MB 2 GB
Social functions
Comments Conditional Yes
Trackback Conditional ?
Pingback No ?
Hierarchical menus Yes Yes
Multiple categories Yes Yes
Multilingual content Yes ?
Tag Blog, sites, intranet, extranet, CMS ECMS, Collaboration Platform
Image processing engin yes ?
Interpreter No ?
Database model
Transactions Yes Conditional
Unicode Yes ?
Energy consumption ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆
Atomicity Yes Conditional
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Target audience
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Design pattern
Difficulty level
Application startup time 1 m 1 m
Version number 10.0.1 5.1 (2016)
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes ?
Release Date May 2016 December 2006
3D Screen Yes ?
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
E-Mail protocols
Multi tasking Yes Yes
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Conditional ?
Dynamic typing Yes ?
Programming paradigm
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Creation Date 1994 2005
Community Driven Good Good
Wizard Yes No
HTML syntax Yes Yes
WSDL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Sync file manager Good Good
Versioning Good Good
Custom queries Good Good
Input Widgets Yes ?
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Good
Compiled language Yes Yes
XML Aware Good Good
Client/Server code reuse ?
Data storage
Batch Processing Yes Yes
Scheduled posts Yes Conditional
Cloud platform support
Admin Generator Yes Yes
Browser support
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Active Directory Yes Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
Bundle system Yes ?
LDAP Yes Yes
Query Cache Yes Yes
Realtime Yes Yes
Data Security Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
Ease of use ★★★☆☆ ★★★★★
Highly Available Yes Yes
Malicious Injection Prevention Yes ?
Copy, Cut and Paste Support Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Realtime Server Push Yes ?
Easy of Use Yes Yes
JVM Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Content Preview Yes Yes
XQuery Support Yes Yes
Maven support Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Database migrations Yes ?
I like it Yes Yes
Asyncronous JS loading Yes Yes
JavaScript Library included Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes ?
Cloud-enabled Yes Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG Yes Yes
CMIS Yes Yes
Personalization No Yes
Makes you angry Yes No
Insite Editing Yes Yes
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Extensibility Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes
GUI Yes ?
User management Yes Yes
JavaScript Event Binding No ?
ORM Join Support No ?
Object-Oriented Views Yes ?
View reloading No ?
Object Oriented Models Yes Yes
Mobile ready Yes Yes
PDF Support Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes
Operating system server
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript No No
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes No
jQuery Support Yes Yes
Modules/Extensions/Plugins 500 ?
Themes for actual Version 9 5
ACL Yes Yes
Vertically Scalable Yes ?
User-friendly Yes Yes
SEO Yes ?
Component Oriented Yes ?
Internationalization Yes Yes
Framework specific vocabulary Yes Yes
Easy to Config Yes Yes
Self Server No Yes
Will get you a job Yes Yes
Is reliable and secure Yes Yes
Scalability Yes Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems Yes Yes
Official IDE Support No ?
Hot deployment Yes Yes
Responsive Website Yes No
Can function without AJAX Yes Yes
Gradle Support Yes Yes
Fully OO Yes ?
Enterprise Yes Yes
Inbuilt Captcha Yes No
24/7 support No Yes
Template Import/Exports Yes No
SQL Injection Support No Yes
Faster Yes Yes
Clean Yes Yes
Can be developed from linux Yes Yes
Write Less, Do More No Yes
Bootstrap Yes No
IE Compatibility Yes Yes
Easy to learn Yes No
Actually works Yes ?
:( Yes ?
Dota2 API supported Yes No
Overall rating 1 000 ?
suicide Yes ?
Does it give you LÖVE? No ?
makes vschart look stupid? Yes ?
Development principles ?
Adobe Flash Support ? Yes
Frontend ?
Separate Service Layer ? Yes
Data encryption ? Conditional
Open Architecture ? Yes
Throttling ? Yes
Sexiness ? 4
Web Developer Toolbar ? Yes
Websocket Support ? No
Lambda Expressions ? No
Language Integrated Query ? Yes
iOS Development Support ? Yes
Dependency Injection ? Yes
SAML 2.0 ? Yes
Spring Security ? Yes
Administrator responsive? ? Yes
Package Manager ? No
Android App ? Yes
Full-Stack ? Yes
unnecessary features ? No
Partner Respect ? Yes
Gartner ? Yes
Use components elsewhere? ? No
Namespaces ? Yes
MVC ? Yes
Keen ability? ? No
Developed for Human ? Yes
Arrogant Creator ? No
DrivesYouCrazy ? No
? Yes
Increase Stress Levels ? No
CIFS ? Yes
State of the art technology ? Yes
deprecated ? No
Makes your hair fall ? No
Looks good on resumé ? Yes
Has Stupid Developers ? No
Shitty Code ? No
Liked by non-geeks ? Yes
Makes You Wanna Puke ? No
cache ? Yes
Command-line console ? Yes
Did I waste my time going down all these options?! ? Yes
Write More, Do Less ? No
Cassandra Integration ? No
300 baud ? No
Are you still reading? ? Yes
are you an idiot ? No
Workflow ? Yes
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